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Cowboy Poetry Train

Cowboy Poetry Train

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Gather up your favorite cowboys and cowgirls to enjoy true western poets, entertainment and food when you ride this special train to Cascade Canyon. Hear poems and songs that will bring tears to your eyes and keep you in stitches.  The Cowboy Poetry Train is a part of The Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering held October 4th-7th, 2018.

Cowboy Poet trainA special D&SNGRR trip to Cascade Canyon! Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering entertainers will be performing onboard on every coach and during the BBQ lunch stop at Cascade Canyon. Hear the music, poetry, stories and yes, a few tall tales of the West!

Enjoy your lunch along the banks of the Animas River.
Fare includes a western-style bbq lunch served at Cascade Canyon. The lunch menu includes BBQ brisket, potato salad, biscuits, coleslaw and baked beans.   Full beverage service and additional food items are available for purchase in our Concession Car.

PRESIDENTIAL CLASS- NOMAD: All ages.  The Nomad offers two distinctively appointed seating areas, plus features a private stateroom that accommodates four. A large outdoor viewing platform is exclusively available to those who choose this class. Passengers will also receive morning pastries and a large D&SNG tote bag. Maximum 16 seats sold in this car! $179.00* per person.

FIRST CLASS- PROSPECTOR OR RIO GRANDE: All ages. Enjoy the comfort and atmosphere of an upscale coach onboard the Prospector. This car features comfortable table and chair style seating and is staffed with an attendant to assist with passenger needs and questions. The ceiling of the car features an enlarged route map, making it easy for passengers to follow the train's progress along the route. Maximum 24 seats. $159.00* per person.

STANDARD-CLASS- COACH or GONDOLA: All ages. Enjoy all the music onboard and the great barbeque at Cascade Canyon while riding in one of our 44-seat standard-class coaches or open air Gondola! $89.00* per person.

*subject to 7% historic preservation fee.

Cowboy Poet train


Depart Durango 10:00 a.m.
Arrive Cascade Canyon 12:25 p.m.
Depart Cascade Canyon 1:20 p.m.
Arrive Durango 3:30 p.m.

Call 888-872-4607 to book your seats now! Online booking available.

Parking lot fees are $8.00 for a car, truck or motorcycle and $10.00 for an RV, bus, trailer or any vehicle utilizing more than one standard parking space. You will need to purchase a parking ticket for each date your vehicle is parked in the lot. Per city ordinance, there is no overnight camping allowed in the lot.

For the entertainment lineup and more information on the annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering, please click here.





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