The Columbia River Gorge Travel Guide

The Columbia River Gorge Sights

Mt. Hood Railroad

  • 110 Railroad Ave. Map It
  • Hood River
  • Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

Published 01/19/2016

Fodor's Review

Scenic passenger excursions along a small rail line established in 1906 offer a picturesque and relaxing way to survey Mt. Hood and the Hood River Valley. Chug alongside the Hood River through vast fruit orchards before climbing up steep forested canyons, glimpsing Mt. Hood along the way. There are several trip options, from $30: a four-hour excursion (serves light concessions), dinner, brunch, and several themed trips, like murder-mysteries and Old West robberies, and a family-popular holiday-inspired Polar Express train runs throughout much of November and December. Exceptional service is as impressive as the scenery.

Sight Information


110 Railroad Ave., Hood River, Oregon, 97031, USA

Map It


541-386–3556; 800-872–4661


Sight Details:

  • Closed Jan.–Apr.

Published 01/19/2016


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