This was a relaxing half day. We caught the 11:15am train out of Keystone. It was perfect because it gave us just under an hour to walk Hill City and grab something to eat quick. The trip back to Keystone seemed shorter, as I believe...More
About 1880 Train/Black Hills Central Railroad
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We fully enjoyed the trip with the steam engine. The earliest trip from Hill City to Keystone and back is by diesel while they build up the steam in engine 110. A slow enjoyable adventure that allows you to view wildlife and learn about the...More
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You are obligated to relax because it is slow motion. Local people wave to the historic train. This track was built to service in excess of sixty mining claims.
Thank you for joining us on the 1880 Train and for taking the time to post your review. Yes, the mining history of this area is very rich and we do have many folks that wave to the train every day!
After several days of touring sites in The Black Hills it was our pleasure to enjoy an afternoon train ride. It was a warm day but we were riding in a car with no windows and it afforded a wonderful view and lots a breezy...More
Thank you for riding the 1880 Train. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the ride and the narration offered along the way. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback!
This was one of the tourist experiences that was on our list. I would suggest going either first thing in the morning/late day or on a cloudy day in the summer. We arrived early so that my mother-in-law could sit on the one bench for...More
Thank you for riding the 1880 Train, Catarina, and for taking the time to post your very informative review! We appreciate you joining us.
We bought the round trip ticket. It was fantastic! We had a section all to ourselves. It is a great way to see the area that not everyone gets to see! Snacks and drinks are for sale during the trip. There is also a souvenir...More
Thank you for joining us, Jennifer! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience.
Ride from Hill City to Keystone and back. This ride will gently rock you back and forth as you experience the beautiful Black Hills by train! Make sure you pick an open aired car, to get the full enjoyment!More
We are glad to hear you enjoyed your ride on the 1880 Train! Our summer line up consists of 4, fully enclosed cars with windows that open and close, and 3 cars that are covered and open on the sides. If the open cars appeal...More
This was the 4th time we have taken the Train. It is such a relaxing, beautiful way to see a piece of the Black Hills. The train announcer, Fred, dies a great job of pointing out interesting things along the route. We saw 7 deer...More
We appreciate you coming back several times to ride the Train! We will pass along your comments to Fred & Betty and are glad to hear you continue to enjoy the 1880 Train experience.
There is no reserved seating so arriving early in Hill City is key! Next, be sure you sit on the far side of the 4th or 5 the car when boarding!!! The gunfight will be hard to see if you do not sit on the...More
We appreciate you joining us on the 1880 Train and taking the time to post your review. We are working on ways to improve the viewing ability for all passengers on board the shootout trains. We added the shootouts to the evening trains in June...More
After a morning of exploring Mount Rushmore and shopping around Keystone, this 3 hour journey was a welcomed unwind. We had originally scheduled the 1:15PM out of Hill City but due to timing, the staff was very accommodating and were able to switch to the...More
We appreciate your family joining us on the 1880 Train! We are so glad you enjoyed the opportunity to sit back and relax and soak in the beauty of the Black Hills.