We were contacted by the US Family Guide try out the Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train ride with the Mount Hood Railroad . We received tickets for free so we could share our experience with you.

Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train is coming for the first time to the Mount Hood Railroad in Hood River, Oregon! Your kids will get to meet Buddy and visit the Nature Tracker’s Adventure Park.


The half hour train ride itself is a fun-filled journey complete with Dinosaur Train music, sing-a-longs and includes a delicious snack. Kids will even receive a Buddy Bag and an Adventure Game Card as a keepsake memory of their adventure-filled day.

Once you arrive at the park your children can participate in four challenges to earn stamps on their Game Card to earn a Nature Trackers Membership Card. The fun challenges include digging for fossils, identifying dinosaur footprints, excavating and a dino-themed craft area. Kids and parents will enjoy live entertainment, food and face painting to celebrate.

Dinosaur Train A to Z Song Video Contest

All the little Adventurers out there know the tongue-twisting “A to Z Dinosaur Song” (or if they don’t find them here). Share your childs rendition of the song for a chance to receive a special Dinosaur Train prize package!

Visit this link, fill out the submission form below and give us a link to your video from a webhosting site (such as You Tube or Vimeo) and you’re entered! After submitting your video, you will be given the opportunity to share with your Facebook and Twitter following, earning you up to two more entries. Winners will be selected at random. All entries will receive a ” half-priced half-pint” coach child ticket on the Western Train Robbery aboard the Mt. Hood Railroad.

For the Grand Prize, a winner will be randomly selected in a drawing and will receive:

A goody bag of Dinosaur Train merchandise (worth $100 dollars) and lunch (up to $60) for a family of four in our cafe with a visit from with Buddy the T.rex with time to take photos alongside him. Also included is a family four pack of coach tickets to the Western Train Robbery aboard the Mt. Hood Railroad (valued at $110).

Submissions must be entered by July 8th at midnight PST.

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