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Hop aboard a coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive that travels along the same railroad tracks that miners, cowboys and the early settlers of the Old West used over a hundred years ago. The route winds in and out of canyons and past open wilderness...more
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We loved the museum and it’s great exhibits. Great to see the train running too especially in the snow. We were disappointed that we didn’t get to ride the train so I would recommend booking this in advance especially as winter has limited runnings, totally...More
Remember that this is a coal burning train and leave a large amount of dirty air . the views are outstanding and the
small town of Silverton is a bunch of fun. Suggest you take the bus back to Durango if smoke is a problem
The train ride from Durango to Cascade Creek is beautiful. You disembark right alongside the river where you can eat a picnic lunch at tables next to the water or under a covered pavilion with a fire pit. We had the opportunity to walk through...More
We loved the experience! The period locomotives and cars are magnificent, and rumbling along at 18 mph is a wonderful way to see the countryside, the snowy mountain scenery, and the wildlife.
There were small herds of mule deer and elk all along the right-of-way...More
Gorgeous mountain views, unique peek back in time to the most important mining efforts in this rugged terrain. Tour offers a somewhat confusing array of accommodarions. Depending on the time of year and weather, you may elect for an open gondola or more enclosed options,...More