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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

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Address: 403 S American Way, Garibaldi, OR 97118-1614
Phone Number: (855) 842-7972

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We booked from the UK to be sure of a reservation but since this was after Labor Day it probably wasn't necessary but it ensured that we chose a day powered by steam. We had a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked from the UK to be sure of a reservation but since this was after Labor Day it probably wasn't necessary but it ensured that we chose a day powered by steam. We had a nice welcome from the volunteers and were able to have a good discussion about its origins and future plans. Brilliant ride along the coast... More 

Thank GibBob
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a long excursion on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. This is the remaining historic rail line that crossed the coast range and still runs passenger excursions between Wheeler, Rockaway and Garibaldi. It runs right up the coast line with up close views of the bays, inlets, rivers and ragged coast with stops in the small towns long enough... More 

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were travelling thru Rockaway, OR, we saw this steam train and took a chance. We managed to get the last tickets before departure, and what a hoot! This train ride is great for any age.

Thank Todd A
Safford, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Lovely steam train ride in nice location with many ocean and lagoon views. Friendly staff gave great info on restaurants and shopping. Many vintage engines to see.

Thank ArizonaNancy2014
Del Mar, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Just happened to see as we were driving by and decided to stop and see the trains. If you like trains you will like this little area with a park and playground and where you take take a very short train ride to Rockaway Beach.

Thank Travelin M
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Ok full disclosure...I am a lover of trains, especially steam trains, so there. You can stop reading now because I become effusive when talking about them. Now this particular train leaving Garibaldi Oregon journeys North to Rockaway Beach about a half hour away. Hangs out at Rockaway for about 30 minutes then reverses back to Garibaldi. 3 Trips a day... More 

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

If you like riding old trains along a mostly scenic route, this would be a good way to spend an hour and a half. You get a 30 minute ride from Garibaldi to Rockaway Beach, 30 minutes at Rockaway Beach to stand in line for public restrooms, and a 30 minute ride back to Garibaldi along the same route. Our... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Travelling in a group of 4 we did the trip on a Thursday and met a gentleman in railroad pants where the train comes in from Rockaway Beach. Surprisingly, he works on the train and on his day off had a friend coming in with grandchildren to make the trip. He was most ready to share experience of the train... More 

Thank David D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

This hour and a half long train ride takes you along the coast with an unspoiled view. The staff are friendly, the views are beautiful, the the price is reasonable. Highly recommended.

Thank ryangassxx
Carson City, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

The kids really liked this train ride and the grownups did too. The scenery can't be beat and it was an adventure for the little ones. The staff is so friendly and the ride is just long enough to be fun but not so long that you start to get bored. We took the first train of the morning so... More 

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