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Mt. Hood Railroad

110 Railroad St, Hood River, OR 97031-2336
+1 541-386-3556
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Polar Express

My friend had purchased the tickets for the polar express and asked me to join her w/the her 2 kids... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2015
daphne b
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Hubbard, Oregon
Great memories made on the Polar Express

I am glad we listed to the glowing recommendations of our friends rather than the poor reviews... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2015
Tonya S
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Ventura, California
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Tourist railroad offering 4-hour scenic tours through the Hood River Valley to the base of Mt. Hood on a historic Excursion Train, Dinner Train or Brunch Train.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
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110 Railroad St, Hood River, OR 97031-2336
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Reviewed 9 January 2015

My friend had purchased the tickets for the polar express and asked me to join her w/the her 2 kids 6 & 9. I had no idea what to expect I was just along for the ride. We boarded the train and went to the...More

Thank daphne b
Reviewed 1 January 2015

I am glad we listed to the glowing recommendations of our friends rather than the poor reviews online. My girls, age 2.5 and 6.5, LOVED this ride. We brought the grandparents along, and we all had so much fun watching the kids' excitement. Our girls...More

Thank Tonya S
Reviewed 28 December 2014

We went this year (Dec. 23, 2014). Here are my thoughts. I was not expecting a good time based on the reviews. We did go on a weekday and in the afternoon (2:00 train), got there early and had no problem with parking or tickets....More

1  Thank Ray P
Reviewed 27 December 2014

We took the polar express train.... 90 min ride... Santa came to greet all the kids/families with a souvenir bell and hot Choco and chewy cookies were served! You can bring extra snacks if you want to. The ride ended with the story of the...More

2  Thank medinamd23
Reviewed 27 December 2014

I was so excited to ride the train with friends. What a disappointment. I have to say it was WAY over priced for what it was. 28 bucks to sit in a lit car (so you can't see out the windows). Santa looked right at...More

2  Thank scamberrr
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Took my 2 daughters and 3 grandkids, bought the $40 per adult seats. we sat at a table. had to park off sites due to parking was full, ride a trolley. waiting was very crowded, little unorganized in the depot. unable to shop at gift...More

1  Thank ecfarms
Reviewed 21 December 2014

I was a little skeptical after reading some of the reviews but I'm so happy I didn't take them to heart. My 3 year old grandson and I had the best time. I don't know who was more excited, him or me. This will definitely...More

6  Thank Bonnie Y
Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2014

Thank you for your review. We are very pleased to know that the kiddo's aren't the only ones who still believe! Happy Holidays!!

Reviewed 20 December 2014

We took the Polar Express and rode in the sky view parlor seating upstairs. It was totally worth the $58/ticket. Everyone gets a Polar Express commemorative hot chocolate mug and lots of room for the kids to move around and look out the window. We...More

Thank Grant183
Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2014

So good to know the kids loved the Polar Express. Thanks for sharing and hope to see you again very soon. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Reviewed 9 December 2014

I have been wanting to take my now 6 yr old for a few years, but some of the reviews made me not do it last year. All I can say is I'm so so happy thrilled, elated I did it this year!! We got...More

3  Thank Bonnie B
Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2014

We are so glad you could join us and hope to see you again next season!! Merry Christmas!!

Reviewed 1 December 2014

This was GREAT! Our two young children had an amazing time riding the train to the North Pole to pick up Santa! He visited every child on the train ride back and were given a special bell! Great time, defintiely worth the trip down from...More

5  Thank Kim S
Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2014

Thank you for joining us! We are glad you had such a good time. Happy Holidays!!

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shadeofamber
30 August 2017|
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Response from Mi3aaanb | Reviewed this property |
Hope this answer gets to you in enough time to be valuable. I apologize as we are mourning as a family. Sadly, tickets for children 2-12 years old are required. Below two, could be adult holding infant (a discounted rate... More
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shadeofamber
26 August 2017|
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Response from Penny S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know the answer to that. We traveled with our grandson is 15.5 years old... But I called and had wonderful help...I recommend calling them. Good luck!!
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