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Royal Gorge Route Railroad

3rd Street, off Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
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Train Tracks Solo the Arkansas

Royal Gorge Route RR Train wends along beautiful Arkansas River; passing through Royal Gorge... read more

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pokingitaround
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Canon City, Colorado
View of the Arkansas River

We had a wonderful train ride along the beautiful Arkansas River. We were in one of the club... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bro_knows_travel
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F-7 streamlined locomotives follow a route along the "Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River" and feature Twilight and Dinner trains.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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3rd Street, off Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
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Reviewed yesterday

Royal Gorge Route RR Train wends along beautiful Arkansas River; passing through Royal Gorge (aerial view of RG Bridge). Aptly named Hanging Bridge (narrowest point), spans River without land supporting tracks. Espy famous RR War remnants, historical wooden water pipes, wildlife. Top-notch Food service offered....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful train ride along the beautiful Arkansas River. We were in one of the club coaches with a wonderful staff. My wife did a wine tasting and I did a brew tasting all while enjoying the river. They have several open coaches...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First of all the train ride in the vista dome was wonderful, the food was pricey, overall it was a great way to see this gorge however getting there it was an experience, GSP has me going way our of the way, I was in...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

enjoyed every bit including the service Jillian gave us! 5/18/2018 the air conditioning was very comfortable

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A nice two hour ride along the Arkansas River. We had lunch on the 12:30 run. Service was excellent and the food was real good.

Thank Jim F
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The views are spectacular..for a two hour trip..it was well worth the money. It did not take us long to go to the outside car..which we felt really heighten the experience. We did not eat anything and glad we did not,however the Burger looked amazing....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This train ride was spectacular. The route through the river gorge is beautiful - so beautiful that it could have even been longer, in my opinion. My husband and I went in the off season and it was relatively quiet in the train car which...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

For Mother's Day this year, my husband set up a trip thru the Royal Gorge on the Railroad which goes along the Arkansas River. What a fantastic trip. It is a 2.5 hour drive from Denver, but we went a day early and explored Canon...More

Thank 283sharon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a great time on the Royal Gorge Railroad. It is a two hour ride through the gorge, very scenic and if you enjoy history, very informative. They have a narrater that gives interesting fact about the railroad as well as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat in Club Car. Beautifully decorated and wonderful views. The bison burger was delicious, and the draft beer and wine were just right. We met some very nice people who were sitting at our table.

Thank Tom5star
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reddiguy
20 May 2018|
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Response from Jay J | Reviewed this property |
Right away! The views are breathtaking
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phillipsx3
18 May 2018|
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Response from rockymtn26 | Reviewed this property |
A limited train ride that serves a sampling of local brews with a lunch. Only served in one car per train and I think only one day a week. Check the Royal Gorge web site for details /
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Kenny21NJ
26 March 2018|
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Response from Moonbeam15 | Reviewed this property |
no special tickets. Its an amazing trip
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