Whether you are 3 years old or 120 years old trains will always be fascinating. Oregon is home to some of the most beautiful trains and trolleys. This state has some of the most beautiful scenery known to man and boarding a train to witness Oregon in all of its glory is an experience you will never forget!
Here are some train and trolley rides for the whole family!
Eagle Cap Train Rides:
Experience the Wallowa’s like never before by taking a ride on the amazing Eagle Cap Railroad. This wonderful railway offers fall colors expeditions, photography outings, train robbery reenactments, and more. Want to do something amazing this year for Mother’s Day? Check out the Mother’s Day Brunch train ride for an unforgettable outing.
Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad:
Experience the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Dinner Train, a scenic railroad excursion that will take you on a three-hour trip along the coast and serve you a delicious multi-course meal. The journey starts and ends in Garibaldi.
Willamette Shore Trolley:
Hop aboard this vintage trolley in Lake Oswego for a lovely excursion along the Willamette River.
Sumpter Valley Railroad:
This unique railroad is run completely by volunteers, and it’s “the only steam powered narrow-gauge heritage railway in Oregon” (facebook.com/sumptervalleyrailroad). Journey through the beautiful Sumpter Valley on this gorgeous train and be sure to take advantage of their special events, like the Starlight Express, Grandparents Day train, Fall Colors Train, train robbery reenactments, and more.
Santiam Excursion Trains:
Climb aboard the Santiam Excursion Train in Lebanon for a wonderful ride on a vintage train. Seasonal events include Mother’s Day Brunch, Cheadle Lake Fireworks, Autumn Splendor, and more.
Mt Hood Railroad:
Take a ride through some of Oregon’s most beautiful scenery on the lovely Mt Hood Railroad. This awesome railway offers scenic rides beginning and ending in Hood River, including special outings like the Champagne Brunch Train, Odell Excursions, and the Polar Express in the winter.