follow us on
May thru October! Ride our scenic, historic train to Silverton!
Enjoy Live Traditional Irish Music! Call 1-877-872-4607 to book!
See the Amazing Snowpack Along the Route.
Don't miss this special Easter Train to Cascade Canyon Sat.April 15th! Call 1-877-872-4607.
Book online and receive 20% off your room when you stay May 6-May 25, 2017!
Be enlightened through historic narrative and tales of what it took to build the railroad.
55% Discount for Four Corners Locals!
Book Now!
or call for reservations!

All Aboard!

Durango, Colorado was founded by the Denver & Rio Grande Railway in 1879. The railroad arrived in Durango on August 5, 1881 and construction on the line to Silverton began in the fall of the same year. By July of 1882, the tracks to Silverton were completed, and the train began hauling both freight and passengers.

The line was constructed to haul silver & gold ore from Southwest Colorado's San Juan Mountains, but passengers soon realized it was the view that was truly precious.

This historic train has been in continuous operation between Durango and Silverton since 1882, carrying passengers behind vintage steam locomotives and rolling stock indigenous to the line. It is a family-friendly ride sure to create memories that will last a lifetime while offering a view of Colorado's mountain splendor  inaccessible by highway. Relive the sights and sounds of yesteryear for a spectacular journey on board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.

All Aboard magazine 2016Click here to read our current ALL ABOARD! magazine

© 2017 Durango & Silverton. All Rights Reserved.