Date: Friday, March 17th, 2023
Durango Departure: 9:15am
Cascade Canyon Arrival: 11:15am
Cascade Canyon Departure: 12:15pm
Durango Arrival: 2:30pm
Time to get your Irish on! Come join us on the Shamrock Express bound for Cascade Canyon deep in the San Juan National Forest!
Special St. Patrick’s Day decor will be displayed throughout the train for this day’s journey.
A special selection of Guinness will be available for purchase in first class cars and will also be available for purchase in the concession car.
Music will be provided by the local Celtic musicians, the Kitchen Jam Band! They will be playing traditional Irish music on the platform in front of the Depot before departure as well as at Cascade Canyon!
Passengers will have the option of pre-ordering a special St. Patrick’s Day boxed lunch for $16. featuring a Special Corned Beef Sandwich in addition to the regular boxed lunches ($15) offered every day.
The special St. Patrick’s Day boxed lunch selection will be Sliced Corned Beef with Russian Dressing Coleslaw on Traditional Rye Bread. Boxed lunch will consist of sandwich, chips, fruit, cookie, and a bottle of water.
Ingredients – Rye Bread (contains gluten and milk), Corned Beef, Green Cabbage, Carrots, Vinegar, Sugar, Mayonnaise, Salt/Black Pepper, Pickles, Ketchup, Horseradish, Onions, Worcestershire Sauce.
The train will be decorated with special Irish flare. You are encouraged to dress in green or wear costumes but it is not required.
Winter Fares 2023
Prospector All ages $154*
Red Mountain All Ages $154*
Knight Sky (All Ages) $159*
Alamosa (Age 21+) $179.*
Coach (All Ages) Adult $84* Child $54*
*Fares subject to 8% historic preservation fee
Adults (ages 12+) Child (ages 4-11)
Children under the age of 4 ride FREE if not occupying a seat.
Schedule and fares subject to change.
All passengers have access to our Concession Car where you may purchase snacks, hot and cold lunch items, beverages, cocktails and souvenirs.
You may book online, in person or by calling 1-877-872-4607.