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Address: 100 S 2nd Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364-2212
Phone Number: +1 928-782-9629
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All aboard! Travel alongside the Colorado River on this 1922 diesel-powered...

All aboard! Travel alongside the Colorado River on this 1922 diesel-powered train while listening to local folklore tales and the history of the region.

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Railroad not operating

railroad not operating, but old cars are on the tracks to see.

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 23, 2012
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DeRidder, Louisiana
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Yuma, Arizona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

This experience/destination is no longer in business. The tracks that extend beyond 4th Avenue are no longer in commission and there are no plans to bring them back into compliance.

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1 Thank Charles C
Yuma, Arizona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2014

They have removed the cars from the tracks and haven't been in business for a few years now. There is talk of "someday" reopening the railroad however as another stated it really doesn't go "anywhere". It used to go toward Mexico next to the colorado river stopping near Gadson but that area is nothing but flat farmland and desert. Too... More 

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2 Thank Noel E
yuma az
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

We've been on 6 scenic RR trips and this was the most forgettable. In a word, it doesn't go anywhere and it doesn't do anything.

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5 Thank birchbaybill_9
DeRidder, Louisiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2012

railroad not operating, but old cars are on the tracks to see.

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2 Thank voyager413
Yuma, Arizona
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2012

What fun...especially if you are a rail road buff. Nice short trip to the cocopah reservation and back Well worth the trip

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3 Thank Anne W
Yuma, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2012

sorry but still closed , will open when the rebuild the tracks , but you can still see the old train , its downtown , below the jail house 4th and 1st

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12 Thank yumabrad
Big Bear Lake, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2010

The train is not operating at this time and there is no information when it may start up again. The last time we were there the cars and locomotive were on display, though.

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6 Thank John A
tucson az
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2004

Had a really fun time. Very educational. The gentleman doing the narration was very knowledgable about the history of the Yuma area. Would say it is well worth doing.

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