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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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Absolutely love this trip!

My husband and I have committed to taking each of our grandsons on the lunch trip of the Royal... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
AK L
,
Fort Myers, Florida
via mobile
Careful of your seat location!

Took this ride at the end of a ten day trip. Did not find it it so spectacular. Maybe it is because... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
katiedog84
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North Carolina
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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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“train ride” (315 reviews)
LOCATION
3rd Street, off Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
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+1 888-724-5748

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have committed to taking each of our grandsons on the lunch trip of the Royal Gorge Railroad. We have taken two so far, and have four more to go. It is worth every dollar of the cost, this year it was...More

Thank AK L
RGRR, Manager at Royal Gorge Route Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

What a fun tradition!! Thanks for choosing us to help make these precious memories with your grandsons, I'm sure they will never forget it. Thank you and see you again next summer.

Reviewed 27 September 2016

Took this ride at the end of a ten day trip. Did not find it it so spectacular. Maybe it is because we had seen so many canyons already. Train just goes up and back. It is assigned seats but try to get where you...More

Thank katiedog84
RGRR, Manager at Royal Gorge Route Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Hello, thank you for riding with us and thank you for taking the time to review. We are sorry to hear that you found your ride to be less than spectacular, is there anything we could have done to make your experience more impressive? Excellence...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016

Weather was awesome, the train was clean and well maintained, the staff was knowledgeable about the history of the gorge and railroad. We enjoyed a craft beer and sandwich before the ride. The prices were quite reasonable and the food and beer delicious. The 1-hour...More

Thank Gliderguy89
RGRR, Manager at Royal Gorge Route Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thanks for visiting us. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your ride with us. We are so lucky to experience good weather here year round, the Royal Gorge region is considered the 'banana belt' of Colorado. Thanks for riding with us and thanks...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had ridden the Royal Gorge train in its early years. It was good then, but basic. Now days it is quite nice. We bought tickets for one of the Vista Dome cars. Had lunch and a bar drink as we got rolling. Brought back...More

Thank CoastalDog
RGRR, Manager at Royal Gorge Route Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

There is definately something nostalgic about a train ride indeed. We've come a long way since the days of just having concessions and a couple of cars on our consist, we are so glad you were able to come back and see what we are...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

We took our children/grandchildren on the RG train in Sept. We all had a great time - Our grandsons (both aged 2) were sooo excited. It is a little pricey, but it was worth the money to see the looks on their faces. I had...More

Thank Vic J
RGRR, Manager at Royal Gorge Route Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Hi Vic, we are so glad to hear about what a good time you had. If the boys enjoyed the train ride now they would love the Santa Express, it is so much fun. We hope you can make it back. Thank you for visiting...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Amazing views. Nature at it's best. We had coach seats and because it was so nice outside we spent most of the tI me on the open car . Views were amazing. Recommend for the whole family . Also romantic for a couple.

Thank Debra S
RGRR, Manager at Royal Gorge Route Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thanks for riding with us Debra and thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are so glad you enjoyed your ride with us and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Went on the noon train which included lunch. What a great meal. And the vista dome club car was phenomenal. A lovely ride through the gorge and the mountain. Would definitely say this was well worth the cost. I would do it again.More

Thank Eileen W
RGRR, Admin Assistant at Royal Gorge Route Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Hello Eileen and thank you for the wonderful review! We are very happy that you took the time to come and visit us! We are glad to hear that the food and ride were all that you had hoped for and more. We hope that...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016

We were on a tour riding 5 different RR's along the way. This was not our favorite. It's a 2 hour ride, you are down in the gorge. Ours was at lunch time and the food was good, reasonably priced, but service was very disorganized....More

Thank JoyceGHouston
RGRR, Admin Assistant at Royal Gorge Route Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Hello Joyce and thank you for coming to ride the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. We are happy to hear that you loved our food, everything is made either before departure or directly on-board and we pride our self in the food that brought the Food...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016

My wife and I loved this train ride! It's only a little over 2 hours long but the views of the canyon and river are spectacular! We had lunch which was very good as well. We chose the Vista Dome seats and were very happy...More

Thank daddywilkins
RGRR, Admin Assistant at Royal Gorge Route Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2016

Thank you for coming to ride the Royal Gorge Route Railroad! The Vista Dome is definitely the best way to see the canyon since it has a greenhouse effect that allows filtered light to flow in. What a great choice and we are glad to...More

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My friend and I took the scenic train ride through some very beautiful sceneries today. The Royal Gorge and Arkansas River were amazing. What really helped us enjoy our trip was out personal tour guide and waitress, Sandi. She was very helpful and friendly. She...More

Thank Sally H
RGRR, Admin Assistant at Royal Gorge Route Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2016

Hello Sally and thank you for choosing to ride the Royal Gorge Route Railroad! The river is beautiful during this season and the open air car has a yearning to it that is hard to ignore. Sandi is a wonderful addition to our train and...More

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Barbara M
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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
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Not that I know of. We were all in shorts and t shirts.
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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
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