Gather up your favorite cowboys and cowgirls to enjoy true western poets and acoustic entertainment 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 annually in the Fall.
A special D&SNGRR trip to Cascade Canyon! Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering entertainers will be performing onboard on designated coaches and gondolas and during the stop at Cascade Canyon. Hear the music, poetry, stories and yes, a few tall tales of the West!
All trains have a concession car with a variety of light snacks available for purchase. Click here to see the concession menu.
Boxed Lunches are available for pre-order. You can place your order during the booking process when you are reserving your trip. You may also call reservations at 1-888-872-4607 to order your selection. Click here to see selections.
All ages. Enjoy all the music onboard while riding in one of our 44-seat standard-class coaches or open air Gondolas!
Coach Adult Fare: $81.00* per person Children’s Fare: $57.00* per person
Gondola Adult Fare: $89.00* per person Children’s Fare: $65.00* per person
*subject to 8% historic preservation fee.
Depart Durango 9:45 a.m.
Arrive Cascade Canyon 11:45 a.m.
Depart Cascade Canyon 12:45 p.m.
Arrive Durango 3:00 p.m.
Parking lot fees are $10.00 for a car, truck or motorcycle and $15.00 for an RV, bus, trailer or any vehicle utilizing more than one standard parking space. 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.