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Chelatchie Prairie Railroad
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Cute little railroad. The trip is about 7 miles up and back, with a brief stop near a waterfall on the return. The volunteer staff members offer lots of information and are very friendly.The "train robbers" were awesome and offered horse rides at the stop...More

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed September 14, 2017

I went on this years ago, and what fun! The scenery is beautiful too. It is a great activity to celebrate a special event.

Thank casa304
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Beautiful drive out to Yacolt for this ride on the Chelatchie Prairie Train. I have not been out in that area of North Clark County for years. I went with my Red Hat Chapter B.L.I.S.S. for out monthly outing for August. Two of our Ladies...More

Thank Vancusa
Reviewed August 19, 2017

My grandson has wanted to ride this train since we came to the Pacific Northwest. I wasn't too excited about the idea of a robbery train, but he wanted to go, so off we went. For a railroad run entirely by volunteers, it's really a...More

1  Thank kepad
Reviewed July 31, 2017

We took advantage of a mild sunny day and got onboard the vintage train. Friendly volunteers try to make the boarding process easy. Passengers board via an open-air flatbed car which is equipped with wooded benches mounted on metal braces. There are also two covered...More

Thank CollinsVancouver
Reviewed May 22, 2017

It's fun any time of year, but in the summer the river is high and crashing, gorgeous weather and the Winery nearby, with food as well. What more could you ask for!

Thank peck117
Reviewed November 1, 2016

It was a cool rainy Saturday morning for the Halloween Headless Horseman trip on the train. For the most part, it was a fun experience for our great niece & nephew - but with the rain, it made for a slow and sometimes uneventful ride....More

Thank oldranger81
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Although we did not have the steam engine the trip was worth the drive.We drove from Olympia about 2 hours,but the drive was beautiful along the river.I want to come back just to se the town and maybe tour the grist mill that was on...More

1  Thank pnamedford
Reviewed August 22, 2016

the train is run by all volunteers that really know steam engines inside out. The engineer loves the tell folks about the engine and if there is time he'll let you hop on for a look. It is a labor of love. The trip goes...More

Thank lovetotravel33c
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Old track, old cars, old engine, rough ride but with a very friendly crew. This was our second time to ride in 8 months, and we felt it was a final ride in old equipment. The stuff is old and shows major signs of wear...More

1  Thank Justj700
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Anna S
October 12, 2016|
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Response from Justj700 | Reviewed this property |
Two inclosed cabooses, covered "Circus car", and an enclosed coach car.