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“Fun Old West experience! Kid Friendly”

Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
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Owner description: A trip on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, reveals scenic wonders around every curve as century-old steam locomotive transports you back to the gold mining days of Cripple Creek & Victor, Colorado. A treat for railroad and history buffs, kids and the whole family.The locomotive is a 15 ton iron horse of the 0-4-0 type typical of the early day steam engines so important to the winning of the west. The track goes south out of Cripple Creek, past the old Midland Terminal Wye over a reconstructed trestle, past many historic mines and terminates near the deserted mining camp of Anaconda, then returns back to Cripple Creek.Trains leave every 40 minutes from mid-May thru mid-October from our 1894 depot and gift shop at the head of historic Bennett Avenue in Cripple Creek. See our annual schedule.Take this is spectacular 45-minute trip of beautiful colors and fascinating experiences… the old steam engine with its pillaring smoke, sounds of steam and working steel… all the effects familiar to the hardy miners who rode the Midland Terminal roadbed when Cripple Creek District’s population approached over 50,000.This unique four-mile round- trip includes an interesting and educational narration on the rich history only a dynamic gold town could produce. Also stops for special points of interest, impressive photo spots, and Echo valley.Handicap and Wheelchair Accommodation is provided with assistance from our staff, please call for specific arrangements.You will enjoy every minute of the ride and will have a better knowledge of this world famous town….Cripple Creek, Colorado.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Fun Old West experience! Kid Friendly”
Reviewed March 24, 2012

Kids love it! Train is coal burning, so the smell is strong! Use caution if you have delicate lungs!

Visited June 2011
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Pinellas Park, Florida
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62 reviews
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“Short but fun railroad ride.”
Reviewed February 20, 2012

Scenery is gorgeous here, and it's a good opportunity to take people of all ages out for a short but fun train ride in Cripple Creek, an old western town that was practically a ghost town before limited-stakes gaming came in many years ago.

Visited September 2011
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Cripple Creek, Colorado
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
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“A Piece of the Past”
Reviewed January 24, 2012

Great for kids of all ages - we send our guests here all the time

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“A Bit Short”
Reviewed January 20, 2012

Nice ride. A bit short. Best seen in the fall when the aspens are turning.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Kind of expensive for a one way rail road”
Reviewed December 14, 2011

I did learn a lot about cripple creek and Victor Narrow, however I would not recommend it for the price. The second half of the trip you take the train backwards down the same track and for much of it we were inhaling the fumes from the train. It is a good ride for kids interested in trains.

Visited July 2011
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