This unforgettable roundtrip excursion departs from Durango and journeys to Cascade Canyon offering magnificent views of the Animas River and the snowclad peaks of the Rocky Mountains of southwest Colorado. Spanning 26 miles each way, this 5.25 hour round trip experience is offered on select dates from November 18 through May 3. We recommend reserving your trip in advance online so that you have the best chance of securing your preferred seating.
Departing from the Durango Depot, this excursion takes you up into the Rocky Mountains with incredible views of the San Juan National Forest as you travel alongside the beautiful Animas River while relaxing in heated coaches. Cascade Canyon is a destination like no other and is the perfect setting for a fire-side lunch, photo opportunities or a walk along the Animas River during your 60-minute layover. All trains have a concession car with a variety of snacks and drinks 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.
January 1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21,27,28
February 3, 4, 9, 10,11,16,17,18,19,24,25
March 1,2, 4-31
April 5,6, 7,12-30
Durango Departure: 9:15am
Cascade Canyon Arrival: 11:15am
Cascade Canyon Departure: 12:15pm
Durango Arrival: 2:30pm
Cinco Animas 21+ $199*
Alamosa 21+ $184*
Knight Sky (All Ages) $169*
Prospector (All Ages) $159*
Yankee Girl (21+) $159*
Red Mountain (All Ages) $159*
San Juan Adult $124* Child $99*
Coach (All Ages) Adult $89* Child $64*
*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.