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Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Farmington, Missouri
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Royal Gorge Route Railroad

We will be in Colorado in July. Is this railroad worth doing? We are thinking about doing the 1/2 day float and 1/2 day train ride but will only be in Canon City one day and I want to make sure we have time to see everything. Any advice?

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1. Re: Royal Gorge Route Railroad

We did it last year and was really disappointed in the train ride.

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2. Re: Royal Gorge Route Railroad

We went to the Royal Gorge a couple of weeks ago. The entry fee into the Park is about $21 for adults and $19 for children and senior citizens. This includes a ride on the world's steeepst incline railway ( not sure why they call it a railway, since it appeared to be more of a cable lift !!!) from the top of the bridge right down to the base where the Arkansas river flows by. In addition we also took the cable car ride across the royal goerge to a small park located on the other side of the bridge. Also included is a small train ride around the surrounding area. One is expected to cross the bridge on foot ( incidentally this is the world's highest suspension bridge).

There is a Royal Gorge Railway ride, ...this is a normal locomotive ride, which starts approx 3-4 miles prior to the entrance of the Royal Gorge bridge - Iam not sure of the fares, but the journey is a nice one...going right down to the Arkansas river.

However Iam sure this will take about 3 hours in all -- so in case you donot have so much time to spare, I guess you will be better off getting into the Royal Gorge Park and taking the other rides.

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