Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Museum
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For 130+ Years Passengers Have Been Riding
Behind A Steam Locomotive From Durango To Silverton
Only in Durango Colorado can you relive history on board the famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad offering year-round scenic train trips through the spectacular San Juan mountains. The railroad arrived in Durango on August 5, 1881 and construction on the line to Silverton began in the fall. By July of 1882, the tracks to Silverton were completed and the train began hauling both passengers and freight.
Today daily service to Silverton is available (May-October). In winter trains to the beautiful Cascade Canyon run daily (November-early May).
Advance reservations are suggested. The Railroad Museum is located in the Durango yard.
LOCATION: Our Depot is in historic downtown Durango at 479 Main Ave, Durango CO 81301.
For Current Rates and Availability; To Make Your Reservations: 970-247-2733; 888-872-4607.
- Specialty Discounts (call for availability): Groups.
- Elevation: 6512 feet above sea level.
- Region: Durango - Southwest, Colorado
- Meals Regularly Served: Lunch.
- Credit Cards: Visa Card. MasterCard. Discover Card. American Express.
- Groups Welcome: Club. Corporate. Reunion. Weddings. Elopements. Youth group with adult leaders. Retreat.
- Group Meeting Area: Indoor room and outdoor area.
- Conference Center: Meeting room with tables and chairs can be set up class room style. Some A/V equipment available for seminars. Call for more details.
- Maximum # of Day-Use Guests in Indoor Meeting Room: 250
- Maximum # of Day-Use Guests in COVERED Outdoor Picnic Area: 200
- Maximum # of Day-Use Guests in Outdoor Open Picnic Area: 200
- Your Host will Cater or Arrange Meals with Advance Arrangements: Yes
- Your Host will Provide Wedding Planning Help: Yes
- Open Dates For On-Site Activities: All Year
- National Forests & BLM Lands: On site.
- Designated Historic District, Site or Plaza: On site.
- Designated Scenic/Historic Byway: Along the scenic byway.
- Designated Hiking Trails: Trails start on site.
- Museum: On site.
- Fishing in River, Stream or Creek: On site.
- ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and/or Dirt Bike Tours: On site.
- Tourist Train Rides: On site.
- Mine Tours: On site.
- Historic/Cultural Tours: On site.
- Mountain Bike Trails: Trails start on site.
- Cowboy Supper & Show: On site.
- Snowmobile Tours: On site.