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Sumpter Valley Railway

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

My wife and I went to a wedding and the transportation to the ceremony was handled by the the Sumpter Valley Railway. It was a great experience and the staff was super friendly and knowledgeable about local history.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

This was an interesting visit, We had a range of kids from ages 18 to 8 and all enjoyed and for a few moments all become kids at heart! Bring water on the hotter months overall would do again!

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank honest1985
Reviewed August 23, 2017

We rode this train round trip from Sumpter to McEwen and back to Sumpter. We bought the family pass, so it was a pretty good deal. The two train stations are really nice and restored beautifully. The train itself is just beautiful, with a variety...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Heather T
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The SVRR offers family friendly mini-adventures that reflect a simpler, slower world. Though restored and picturesque, this is a REAL, working train rather than a Disney reproduction. It's sometimes hot and dusty in the summer, and very cool and snowy in the winter (special Holiday...More

Date of experience: December 2016
4  Thank 1john19
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Great vintage railway run by a really dedicated group of volunteers. Sumpter Valley Railroad has an amazing program where you can become an engineer for the day. Far more than a cab ride, you actually run one of their locomotives. Either a 1920 vintage oil...More

Date of experience: September 2016
5  Thank biglouieBend_OR
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

My wife and 3 grandchildren ages 5, 7 and 10 recently did the round trip train ride and had a blast. Everyone associated with the railroad were fantastic, fun and very customer oriented. The train robbery was so much fun and the actors were great....More

Date of experience: August 2016
6  Thank tgharrod
Reviewed July 9, 2016

If your into trains and history then the Sumpter Valley Railway is definitely worth seeing, Its a little expensive to ride the train but its worth it .

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank RonS2766
Reviewed May 7, 2016

I want to go back because we visited in april and the train does not start until May, but we were able to walk around the area and look at a lot of old train parts and things. Everyone may not be into that sort...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Bobby59
Reviewed September 16, 2015

The Sumpter area is a very interesting trip into when ecological concerns didn't exist and the valley is a strong testament to that. Piles of stones line the area where the old dredge tore up the entire countryside in search for gold. The Sumpter Valley...More

Date of experience: September 2015
5  Thank HikeBiker
Reviewed August 17, 2015

So where in Oregon can you see, smell and almost taste what it was like to be on a logging train? Sumpter, Oregon. Occasionally, enjoy a real gold rush train robbery too. Sumpter Valley also has or had one of the highest concentraions of gold...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Leonard M
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