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Fort Collins Municipal Railway

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Address: 1801 West Mountain Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone Number: 970 224 5372
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This is a single restored trolley car than runs a couple of miles from a park to old town. The round trip takes about 30 minutes, and transfers are available so you can spend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2014
John B
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Overland Park, Kansas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a single restored trolley car than runs a couple of miles from a park to old town. The round trip takes about 30 minutes, and transfers are available so you can spend time at either end of the route. It is a fun ride with information on local history given by the motorman and the conductor, who are... More 

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Colorado
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I just wish it went further and there were more. It's cheap and fun to ride between downtown and city park. The guys that volunteer are super friendly and love to talk about it and show kids whatever they're curious about. It's a fun thing to do while spending time downtown.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

In the nineteen teens Fort Collins was served by a network of trolleys. There are few pieces of track still embedded in roads. A single short line has been restored down Mountain Avenue from City Park to the edge of the Downtown. The trolley is beautifully restored and the short run down the town's most historic street is a nice... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

If you're visiting or a long time resident, you must ride the trolley. Kids love it and it's just plain fun.

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Bellvue, Colorado
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

An old timey trolly type rail car takes you to old town Ft Collins. A fun ride for old and young alike. The volunteers do a great job and can answer almost any question you ask. A great way to not have to find parking downtown.

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Glendale, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Very fun experience especially for the kids. Very cool to hear about Fort Collins in the past and that they have resuced the trolly.

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Saint Michael
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We saw municipal railway located on the map and thought it was unique. Followed the tracks and found the trolley getting ready to leave. Glad they'd rescued it and had it running again.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

An all volunteer group, what a great job. Very professional and knowledgable. Certainly worth the fare and nice t-shirt souvenir

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Lund, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

A short ride down Mountain Avenue on the Fort Colins trolley is always a fun thing to do. I often take my visitors on this trip. There is the option of getting off in Old Town and returning later. The price is right and the volunteers who work on the trolley are fun to talk to!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Looking for a fun way to visit Old Town Fort Collins in the summer? Head to City Park and take the trolley down. This way you don't have to worry about parking in Old Town and you get the special experience of riding down Mountain Avenue on the trolley.

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