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Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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Address: 3rd Street, off Highway 50 (Royal Gorge Blvd), Canon City, CO 81212
Phone Number: +1 888-724-5748
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F-7 streamlined locomotives follow a route along the "Grand Canyon of...

F-7 streamlined locomotives follow a route along the "Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River" and feature Twilight and Dinner trains.

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Don C

This the second time we have been on this trip and both times we have been very satisfied. The weather was beautiful and the staff was very pleasant and helpful. The trip is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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SeaTac, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This the second time we have been on this trip and both times we have been very satisfied. The weather was beautiful and the staff was very pleasant and helpful. The trip is a great way to see the Royal Gorge, the river, and the surrounding scenery. We even saw some mountain goats. There are 3 levels of pricing. We... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Expensive for tickets, food and drinks!! Save your money and raft the river instead!!!! We seen this and thought it would be nice, turned out to be nothing more than the same route we rafted the day before. We had a better view with narration from our rafting experience!

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Thank Gene F
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This long train runs for just an hour and then an hour back. The views are great but from the train upwards generally as opposed to the other historic trains in Colorado which are most part 'scarily' down mountain. To be frank in driving to the depot you get to see the views ahead of boarding the train. BUT if... More 

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denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hubby and I went with another couple and did the Dinner Train. The food was first rate along with the service! The dining cars were beautiful, the servers gave really interesting facts throughout the ride about the canyon, the prison, the wooden aqua duct built by prisoners in 1908, etc. It was a really enjoyable evening!! I was so impressed... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've taken several historical train rides before. This one is very neat. Professional, great workers, beautiful scenery. It was cool to see the bridges from the water. The hanging bridge was cool to learn about.

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Thank Jules R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We road the 3:30 train. It was relaxing. It's a nice way to see scenery. We spent a lot of the time out on the open air car which was enjoyable because the weather was beautiful.

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Allen, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We planned and reserved our trip ahead of time. Had a fantastic time in the coach class car. We were very close to the open car where we could walk out and enjoy the outside views and take pictures. The food service was pricey but decent. The seating was comfortable. It was hot in July so the only minor complaint... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked the cab ride in the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. It's a bit more expensive $150.00 for first rider + $100.00 for the second rider, but it adds a level of excitement that riding in a trailing rail car can't do. Whether it's honking the engine horn or waving at the rafters rushing by on the river, there wasn't... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of fun especially if you visit with friends. I recommend coach - just as good views, plus you spend a good deal of time on the open air car anyway.

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Henderson, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just happen to see the entry to the train station and went to check it out. We wanted to take the last train and the dinner train, but they only run on weekends. Good thing because after we took the trip I would have been sorry to the dinner train; you would spend your time eating rather than seeing... More 

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