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Verde Canyon Railroad

300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324-2302
+1 800-293-7245
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Verde Canyon Railroad is a Southwestern adventure that takes passengers on a ride through Arizona’s backcountry, only accessible from the comfort of this train. This legendary “boutique” attraction allows members of groups an uncommon view of a wildly-wonderful red-rock canyon. The four-hour excursion requires no laborious effort or exertion except by the highly-trained staff who absolutely love what they do. As evidenced by exceedingly positive reviews, they do it very well. Verde Canyon Railroad is the only excursion train in the Southwest which offers every guest two seats for the price of one: inside viewing through large panoramic windows in all coaches and 360-degree views from open-air viewing cars attached to each coach. As the train passes “through” a grand canyon, both vantages celebrate incomparable scenery, high-desert flora and fauna, historic trestles, dramatic geology, unusual rock formations and passage through a century-old 680-foot tunnel. Throughout the journey the captivating history of the Verde Canyon and the Railroad unfolds with narration interlaced with a wide genre of popular railroad tunes.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324-2302
+1 800-293-7245
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Reviewed September 6, 2015

So much beauty in this 4 hour train ride through the Canyon with all the different rock formations and colors. First class was all booked so we rode in coach which provided the same scenery.

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed September 5, 2015

With my 2 daughters we went to Sedona on a wine tasting trip. I had previously been on the Valley Verde Canyon Railroad with my husband & son about 3 years prior and we enjoyed it so much that I knew my daughters would love...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2015

We took the rail tour of the Verde Canyon and really enjoyed it, we were in a first class carriage and really pleased we did. We were sat on the side where there was only two seats and a table, those in a group of...More

Thank AlanFD
Reviewed September 4, 2015

My wife and I took the Verde canyon trip while visiting Sedona Az. recently. Iwas a nice ride through the canyon and the scenery was pleasant. We rode the 1st class section and enjoyed snacks including wings and sub sandwitches.

Thank Bob M
Reviewed September 4, 2015

My husband and I took the Verde Canyon Railroad trip through the Canyon and found it an excellent way to see the natural landscape as well as learn the interesting history of the area. We spent the entire time on the outside viewing cars so...More

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Thank DardarJG
Reviewed September 3, 2015

The train and canyon were great. I've done the train many time and have really enjoyed it. I love that you can sit outside for the entire trip. It was really nice.

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Reviewed September 2, 2015

We were spending time in Prescott and thought this would be a good time. It was such fun. I will be going back to take the rest of the family.

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Thank sab586
Reviewed September 2, 2015

We had a group of 8 and reserved the caboose. It was AMAZING! Our attendant had excellent customer service skills and explained a lot of the scenery to us. There was also a very well thought out recording that pointed out items along the train...More

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Thank cycle0607
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Wonderful area nice amenities The docent was very informative and kept the trip interesting. The snacks were nice and there was enough for everyone.

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Thank Kenny C
Reviewed September 2, 2015

My group of four booked a trip on the "Grape Train" which runs once a month during the summer, and it was fantastic! It was a great experience with spectacular views along the railway in the Verde Valley. Pictures are best taken by leaving the...More

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August 26, 2017|
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Response from CJ J | Reviewed this property |
the best thing to do is to check with them directly but I believe they are.
June 18, 2017|
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Response from NKVK | Reviewed this property |
only have a cash bar. No wine tasting,Drinks . very reasonable.
Sandra S
March 27, 2017|
Response from TrainGall | Property representative |
If you have specific dietary issues and need to bring something small with you, we completely understand. We ask that you give us the information when you make your reservation so that we can note the exception to your car... More