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Astoria Riverfront Trolley

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Address: Astoria to the Mooring Basin, Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number: +1 503-325-6311

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A great way to see much of Astoria. For a dollar you get a ride back and forth along the river that takes about an hour.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Kenneth H
Goldendale, Washington, United States

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Goldendale, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great way to see much of Astoria. For a dollar you get a ride back and forth along the river that takes about an hour.

Thank Kenneth H
Terrebonne, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ride the old Riverfront Trolley from one end of Astoria to the other, or stop off anywhere on the way. It is an entertaining and educational adventure. Youngsters love the trip and the rest of us enjoy it even more.

Thank Colleen S
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stand next to the track and wave a dollar and it will stop and pick you up. Just a buck for a ride or two bucks for all day (we didn't have all day, we had to get back to the ship and we had returned our rented car). How can you beat that deal? Especially when it includes... More 

Thank c5mjb
Eugene, Oregon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The conductors made this trip fun and humorous. Plan to have full capacity and go with someone you don't mind squeezing in with. We had a great time.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here mid September as a cruise Stop so limited time....walked along riverside path into town along trolley route as well but never saw trolley....stopped in town for a drink and a snack and thought about getting the trolley back...however people at Stop had already waited 20 minutes...we waited for 10 and still no sign...decided to give up and walk... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want to get a good introduction to Astoria, ride the trolley. This is a great activity for a family or adults. Besides getting a great perspective of the Astoria waterfront and a relaxing ride, you will hear a little bit of Astoria history that is 75% historical and 25% hysterical.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Beautiful restored trolley with witty engineer providing local history. Not only a good way getting from point A to Point Z it provides a good general understanding of lay of land and water in Astoria.

Thank Clark B
Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

A dollar for a trip, $2 for the day! Took the trolley from the Maritime Museum. We happened to be at a 'stop', but if you're taking the walk by the trolley you can just wave a dollar and it will stop for you. The volunteers who operate it are very friendly and give lots of information. Great way to... More 

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Tracy, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is an hour well spent. $1.00 for the whole trip. Conductors are funny and informational. They have great recommendations for eats and drinks.

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The trolley is operated by volunteers, who provide a narrative of the sites as you travel. The trolley operates from where the cruise ships dock to the beginning of the downtown area, or approximately 1.3 miles (IIRC). We had planned on walking into town after exiting the trolley, but changed our plans. The problem was the heat and the crowds.... More 

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