Experience an unforgettable adventure of breathtaking scenic views and fascinating history by embarking on a journey with the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Museum in Colorado! Stay at the Rochester Hotel in Durango, Colorado near the train station and enjoy a quick 5-minute walk to this historic railroad. First transporting passengers to and from Durango and Silverton in the late 1880s, this coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive has operated since 1882. Discover the same lands traveled by miners, cowboys and settlers of the Old West!
Transport yourself to the 1880s and be immersed in the fascinating stories told by expert narrators during your journey through 45 miles of rails along the Animas River. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad offers various trip packages to suit your needs. Enjoy a full-day excursion to and from Silverton throughout the months of May to October, or choose to take a bus journeying through the majestic mountain terrain of the San Juan Skyway during one leg of your trip. And don’t forget to savor the sights, sounds, eats and shops of Silverton’s historic mining town! The journey is about 3 ½ hours one way.
Looking for a bit more fun and excitement? The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad offers an abundance of adventure packages to complement your historic expedition. Book a guided ATV ride, a horseback riding and cave adventure, a rafting excursion and more! And don’t miss out on memorable seasonal events, including:
Learn more about the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad on their official website, or call 1-877-872-4607 for reservations!