Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
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Our 1890 Steam Locomotive Train Ride Transports You to the Gold RUSH -- May 2017 is Our 51st Season
A trip on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, reveals scenic wonders around every curve as century-old steam locomotive transports you back to the gold mining days of Cripple Creek & Victor, Colorado. The old steam engine with its pillaring smoke, sounds of steam and working steel, all the effects familiar to the hardy miners who rode the Midland Terminal roadbed when Cripple Creek District's population approached over 50,000.
A treat for railroad and history buffs, kids and the whole family.
OUR LOCOMOTIVE: Our 15 ton iron horse is the 0-4-0 type typical of the early day steam engines was an important part of winning of the West. The track goes south from Cripple Creek, past the old Midland Terminal Wye over a reconstructed trestle, past many historic mines and finishes near the deserted mining camp of Anaconda, then returns to Cripple Creek.
GIFT SHOP: Our gift shop and ticket office are next to the original Cripple Creek Midland Depot that were rescued from the old Midland Terminal line, originally built in 1894 as the Anaconda station. Our gift shop has a selection of t-shirts, books, logo items, 'Thomas the Tank' items and many more.
We are Pet Friendly!
GENERAL INFORMATION for Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
HOURS OF OPERATION: The first train leaves the station at 10am from mid-May thru mid-October. Trains then leave every 40 minutes from our 1894 depot and gift shop at the head of historic Bennett Avenue in Cripple Creek.
GROUP AMENITIES: Advance Reservations Required, Bus and Motorhome Parking on-site, Group Rates Available for 13+ people.
Rate Information: Adults $15; Children ages 3-12 $10; Children under 3 are free; Seniors over 65 $14. For group rates please call.
DEPOT LOCATION: 520 East Carr Street, Cripple Creek CO 81301.
For Current Rates and Availability; To Make Your Reservations: 719-689-2640, please mention the Colorado Vacation Directory.
- Specialty Discounts (call for availability): Seniors. Groups. Military Personnel.
- Elevation: 9494 feet above sea level.
- Region: Cripple Creek - South Central, Colorado
- Credit Cards: Visa Card. MasterCard. Discover Card.
GROUPS REUNIONS AND WEDDINGS
- Groups Welcome: Club. Corporate. Reunion. Youth group with adult leaders.
FUN THINGS TO DO
- Open Dates For On-Site Activities: 5/27 to 10/11
PRIMARILY SUMMER ACTIVITIES
- Tourist Train Rides: On site.