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Royal Gorge Route Railroad

3rd Street, off Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
+1 888-724-5748
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Very nice way to spend a few hours.

Highly recommend taking the dome car for breakfast. Food was exceptional. After breakfast we walked... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
South Dakota
via mobile
Great way to end our two week vacation out west.

Lovely scenic railroad trip along the Arkansas River. Comfortable seats with plenty of room and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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F-7 streamlined locomotives follow a route along the "Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River" and feature Twilight and Dinner trains.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“open car” (194 reviews)
“train ride” (315 reviews)
3rd Street, off Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
+1 888-724-5748

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend taking the dome car for breakfast. Food was exceptional. After breakfast we walked to the open car to see the Royal Gorge bridge from below. Wow! Best $140 we spent!

Thank M X
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely scenic railroad trip along the Arkansas River. Comfortable seats with plenty of room and the Vista Dome has a glass ceiling so you are able to enjoy the sights above you. Bonus outdoor deck that is perfect for those that want to photograph everything...More

Thank Deborah51
Reviewed 4 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed this train ride. Took the first train and sat in the 'Warm Wood' car....however, if it's a nice day, buy the cheap tickets and go outside and enjoy the wind in your hair. You will need to stand, but the sights are...More

Thank Vicki V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Two hours well spent! We bought first class tickets with the lunch. It was awesome! As soon as we boarded, we got salad - and it was delicious. I was surprised to see only 6 people on a car, and two couples were placed at...More

Thank Tatiana76131
Reviewed 5 days ago

The day was hot when we took this train ride, no A/C inside made it uncomfortably stuffy and warm. We took the dome car, ordered food which was ok. The best part for pictures and enjoyment was to go outside into the open air car,...More

Thank ILflatlanderjane
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Railroad is great - beautiful views and very friendly and informative staff. We took the lunch train in the Vista Dome car. It is a tight narrow stairway up to the top of the car so if you have any kind of infirmary, I...More

Thank Joni I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took the 12:30pm train today whilst on holiday from the UK. We booked the Vista Dome on the promise of the best views, but this was a big mistake. It was a hot day and, despite the air conditioning, the heat...More

1  Thank Philip M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the The Royal Gorge Route Railroad Mother's Day Package in the Vista Dome which included a 3 course meal with choices of beef. chicken, pork, or fish. Parking was ample though there is a bit of a walk. When you get to the...More

Thank B G
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, be warned that the train does not depart from the Royal Gorge...it departs in Canon City and travels to the Royal Gorge. Guess how I found that out? Yes, about 15 minutes before the train was to depart, our party found ourselves at the...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Octoberfest lunch ride in the domed dining car It was amazing! Staff were great, food was good, and the views were gorgeous! We enjoyed every moment! The staff were helpful, knowledgeable & friendly. The accordion player for Octoberfest was amusing & fun.

Thank Vivian S
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Barbara M
16 August 2017|
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Response from Liz H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, call...but according to laws accommodating folks, like the Americans with Disabilities Act, I can't imagine it being an issue. There is plenty of room where passengers sit inside the cabins - windows are huge! My... More
claudia w
15 August 2017|
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Response from Amycar71 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of. We were all in shorts and t shirts.
Margaret P
11 August 2017|
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Response from johnmack P | Reviewed this property |
We bought our tickets a month in aevance. I looked up the info on. Line and called to find the best seats. The folks on the phone will give you a lot of info. Going into the canyon you want to be on the river side of the... More