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Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum

479 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5421
888 872 4607
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Hop aboard a coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive that travels along the same railroad tracks that miners, cowboys and the early settlers of the Old West used over a hundred years ago. The route winds in and out of canyons and past open wilderness affording great views. The price of a ticket also includes admission to the D&SNGRR Museum and the Silverton Freight Yard Museum.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“both ways” (303 reviews)
“the bus” (875 reviews)
“open car” (221 reviews)
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479 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5421
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888 872 4607
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Reviewed yesterday

This was our second time taking the train into Silverton. I highly recommend it to be put on your bucket list. From the mountain views to the river rapids you will not be disappointed at all. I recommend taking the train to Silverton and bus...More

Thank OmahaMomto5
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Go to Durango and look at this town as a historic site of Western frontier living. This town is full of historic frontier memories as well as an Modern Eclectic thriving community. The many amenities; restaurants, shops, activities in the area make it an ideal...More

Thank sstuakatbh
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We road the Rio Grande car up and back and it was great. The crew at the depot was so friendly, as were the crew on the train. A great visit for anyone in the area. Make sure to make reservations to get the seats...More

Thank cryspeace
Reviewed yesterday

If you enjoy riding on the old steam engine trains, the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge RR is not to be missed. Being a narrow gauge, you will reach speeds of 5 to 10 MPH as you traverse the rails. The crew is excellent -...More

Thank Wayne179
Reviewed yesterday

Our family group of 9 did the one way trip from Silverton to Durango. More downhill that direction. We were told it takes 4 times the coal to go from Durango to Silverton as it does to go the opposite way. A full round trip...More

Thank JoanieLong
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was not our first trip on the D & S, but it had been several years so it was almost like a new adventure. Everyone should take a ride at sometime in a steam locomotive train. It is a unique experience. The scenery makes...More

Thank David E
DurangoTrain, Manager at Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi: Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your train adventure and the town of Silverton!

Reviewed 2 days ago

I truly don't know how to rate this. We planned a family adventure and booked the middle of three train trips that day. Got 10 miles out of Durango and stopped. Locomotive unable to make the climb to Silverton. They said it was the first...More

Thank RockyRaab
DurangoTrain, Manager at Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi: Thank you for your review. That was a very rare unfortunate occurrence. Hope you make it back one day and enjoy the full train adventure. So glad you checked out our cool museum!

Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the train both ways on the Yankee Girl. Although it was a long day, it was filled with some spectacular scenery and for a rail-fan a bucket list item happily satisfied. The rail car was the last of a ten coach train to...More

Thank bransom_13
DurangoTrain, Manager at Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi: Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your ride on Yankee Girl and your trip to the museum!

Reviewed 3 days ago

We rode on the Silver Vista - an open car with a clear roof. The seats were roomy and the pastry and drinks were good. We were able to move around to more clearly see the views and I spent much of my time outside...More

Thank vicaloo
DurangoTrain, Manager at Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi: Thanks so much for your review! So glad you enjoyed the Silver Vista which really lets you see so much of the beautiful scenery!

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a steam train ride that must be experienced!!! It is recommended that tickets be ordered way ahead to arriving in Durango. The Durango station is easily found and steam engines are there in all their glory!! We watched one train pull out huffing...More

Thank Rich41
DurangoTrain, Manager at Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi: Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed the ride on the Rio Grande car so you had great views in this open car!

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cd m
July 26, 2017|
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Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
We also took the 8:45 and had time to get lunch and sightsee. However, we knew where we wanted to eat at Eureka Station and made our way there quickly upon arrival. Shortly after we placed our order there were 10-15 folks... More
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Bill11111
July 20, 2017|
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Response from Travelingonabudget | Reviewed this property |
We booked directly with train and had no problems. We were there last week and every afternoon it rained so I'd say take the train up in the morning and the bus back. Train ride is awesome, but it is a very long day, so... More
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vlfair
June 21, 2017|
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Response from Bill V | Reviewed this property |
The train does disembark at the Silverton Depot. Enjoy
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