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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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Beautiful sites, friendly crew!

Enjoyed a Feb 2018 ride in the club car. The train goes up and back on the same route (forward... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DMP0925
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Aurora, Illinois
Fun for all the family!

Went as a family of 6 (two young children on our laps) for a trip on the railroad. Firstly the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark B
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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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“dome car” (158 reviews)
“open car” (199 reviews)
“vista dome” (194 reviews)
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3rd Street, off Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed a Feb 2018 ride in the club car. The train goes up and back on the same route (forward, then in reverse on the way back). Seating is assigned by them when you book your ticket, so hopefully you're on the Arkansas river side....More

Thank DMP0925
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went as a family of 6 (two young children on our laps) for a trip on the railroad. Firstly the drive from Colorado Springs was really good, very scenic. We were in the Vista Dome carriage are were really pleased we paid the extra. You...More

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time on train and scenic viewing of Royal Gorge. Everyone from the ticket sales,Gift shop,& onboard staff treated us great. Our particular tour guide/server “Tammy” was very attentive and all around fun person. My wife,daughter n law,& I had a great time Highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to take train as our mini adventure for the weekend. We did the lunch in the dining car and absolutely loved it. It wasn't crowded so we had a table to ourselves and enjoyed a bottle of wine and some...More

1  Thank laurat8562016
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

A wonderful thing to do on nice day. In my opinion, it is a bit pricey for a large group outing. The staff was friendly, but didn't care for the mandatory picture taking and sell. The scenery was nice and I am sure it is...More

2  Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

The views are so worth it-- Service and food were outstanding! Staff was wonderful! We had the car with the viewing dome and it was spectacular. If it is winter dress warm!

Thank SUSAN G
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This was a fun outing for my adult son and me. The glass roof car is enjoyable but we were seated in the last booth facing the wall so my view was nonexistent while seated. We didn't know our table mates but enjoyed speaking with...More

Thank conniewood55
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our train ride experience! It was my second one, but my family’s first and they had fun! The staff was friendly and checked on us frequently. The food was ‘okay’, but the interactive staff made up for it. The...More

Thank ErnestoandKrista
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The train ride was amazing! We chose the first class dining cart for our lunch and the food was very tasty. The views...UNDESCRIBEABLE!!!! This is a must repeat trip <3

Thank Lois E
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Rode the train on the 1230 journey thru the Royal Gorge during late December. Amazing journey, much more than I actually expected! Started out with very comfortable seats and attentive wait staff in the vistadome car (Thanks Chris!), and the moved out to the open-air...More

1  Thank GHJr
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gerp_11
19 February 2018|
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Response from M X | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Canon City has the station. I don't know of any train you can get from Denver to canon city. The 13yo twins will love the train. Go early, get the breakfast car.
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gerp_11
19 February 2018|
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Response from Closhdz | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of.
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milan079
10 November 2017|
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Response from RoadTrippersWA | Reviewed this property |
Vista dome seats are great if you are willing to pay for them. My recommendation is the club or coach seats - the windows are large in either case and you can walk to the open air car at your leisure for the best views... More
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