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Denver & Rio Grande Railroad

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Great Trip and scenery!

We have a summer cabin in South Fork and have done the train 3 times. It's great. Lots of history... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2015
Scott C
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Fun Trip!

My wife & 2 friends enjoyed our trip on the railroad. There was some good history given by Bob. It... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2015
Don S
Purcell, Oklahoma
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Apr 8, 2017
“Train is closed, most likely permanently unless someone else buys it.”
Jul 19, 2016
“Railroad is closed and is for sale”
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97 Ponderosa Dr, South Fork, CO 81154-9771
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Reviewed April 8, 2017

We go to Southfork almost yearly. Was looking forward to riding the train but it was shut down. We drove to Cottonwood cove which is the turnaround for the train and asked about it. We were told the driver of the train hit something on...More

9  Thank GaryTracySr
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This looked interesting, but it is closed and it is up for sale. Hope there is a buyer to restore and rehabilitate the equipment and restart the service.

7  Thank AggieJoe79
Reviewed August 25, 2015

We have a summer cabin in South Fork and have done the train 3 times. It's great. Lots of history and fun for the kids and adults. The ride to Creede is very pretty. The car is a little bumpy as it has no shocks...More

6  Thank Scott C
Reviewed July 24, 2015

My wife & 2 friends enjoyed our trip on the railroad. There was some good history given by Bob. It was fun & should be enjoyed once.

Thank Don S
Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time on the D&RGRR excursion on 6/17. We have a three year old son and he greatly enjoyed the ride. This is a very unique rail trip. The "Silver Streak" car is a one-of-a-kind and we were lucky enough to have...More

2  Thank Acharbonnet
Reviewed October 11, 2014

We did the longer trip to Wagon Gap with a group riding in an open-air rail car. Absolutely fabulous time....stunning scenery, informative engineer, and a delightful lunch stop at Blue Creek Lodge. We HIGHLY recommend this fun excursion of riding the rails through the beautiful...More

4  Thank 8OOT
Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Had to take this little railroad trip and I wasn't disappointed. My wife and I went with another couple while staying in South Fork. I am already a railroad nut and I really enjoyed the trip, as did everyone. Very beautiful place for an informative...More

1  Thank electraglideteacher
Reviewed September 15, 2014

Travelled with a group to this railway. Wonderful scenery and a great train ride in most unusual railcars. The bonus was the friendliness and personal attention of Don and Bob Shank. The knowledge of Bob was amazing on railways and the local area. Here's to...More

Thank Alisdair M
Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

We rode this little train and what a blast.We rode the long ride.Don was great and so very fun.His knowledge of the rail history was great.At the station he showed us a new rail car he got and was very interesting.If you're ever in So...More

1  Thank BigDaddy148
Reviewed August 19, 2014

My family had a wonderful time including my little grandsons (5 & 2). We took the 3 pm tour which stopped for ice cream. Along the way we stopped some wild life and our engineer was so knowledgeable and fun!!

Thank Gram2009
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March 7, 2017|
Response from RichMead |
Why would I know Trip Advisor? I've never been to South Fork! it funny, apparently your bots noticed me researching the area online and assumed I knew about it,