Cascade Canyon Winter Train

Embark on an Incredible Journey through the San Juan Mountains!

This unforgettable excursion whisks passengers to and from Cascade Canyon offering magnificent views of the Animas River and, once starts to fly, snowclad peaks. Spanning 26 miles each way, this 5.25 hour round trip experience is offered on select dates from Mid-November through early May. We recommend reserving your trip in advance online to assure the seats you want.

More About This Excursion

Departing from the Durango Depot, this trip takes you up into the Rocky Mountains with 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.

2021/2022  Winter Cascade Canyon Booking Information

Reservations are currently available through January 2nd, 2022.  Future excursion dates will be posted as they become available.

Available Departure Dates:

November 20, 21, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28
December 4, 5, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23,  24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
January 1, 2

Departure/Arrival Times

Durango Departure:              9:15am
Cascade Canyon Arrival:       11:20am
Cascade Canyon Departure: 12:20pm
Durango Arrival:                    2:30pm

Winter Holiday Fares 2021/2022

First Class

Cinco Animas   (Age 12+)     $169*

Knight Sky      (All Ages)        $151*

Deluxe Class

San Juan Coach (All Ages)   Adult  $116*   Child  $89*

Standard Class

Coach              (All Ages)     Adult  $79*  Child    $49*

*Fares subject to 8% historic preservation fee

Adults (ages 12+)  Child  (ages 4-11)
Children ages 3 and under ride FREE if not occupying a seat.
Schedule and fares subject to change.




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Purchase with Confidence

  • If you have made an error in your reservation or wish to change or cancel, please call us directly at (970) 247-2733 or (888) 872-4607. Cancellations and changes to existing reservations CANNOT be processed using the online system
  • Customers who wish to rebook their train tickets are advised to send an email to [email protected] with the following information: date, time, class of service preferred. We will respond with confirmation of the change when processed.
  • Customers may also call to rebook Monday-Friday 8a-4:30p by phone 1-877-872-4607
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