Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Southwest Colorado: Durango Narrow Gauge Railroad Winter Train

Posted by Karen Avery on Thu, Feb 03, 2011 @09:58 AM
Enjoy the San Juan mountains in Southwest Colorado by riding the train!  The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has extended its Local Appreciation fares to ride the Cascade Canyon Winter Train on selected days in February.

This offer is available to residents in Colorado counties: Archuleta, Dolores, San Juan, La Plata, San Miguel, Ouray, and Montezuma; San Juan County in New Mexico and Utah; and Teec Nos Pos, Arizona.  Standard-Class coach seating is $20* for adults and $15* for children (ages 4 -11); Premium-Class seating is available for $45* for adults and $30* for children.   

The Cascade Canyon Winter Train departs at 10:00 a.m. and returns at 3:00 p.m.  The trip includes an approximate 45-minute break by the Animas River, deep in the heart of the San Juan National Forest. Tickets must be paid for at the time of booking. Proof of residence is required. Special fares may not be combined with any other offer or discount. Tickets are non-refundable and change fees do apply. *Fares subject to 4% Historic Preservation Fee.

Details on the Cascade Canyon Winter Train are available at www.durangotrain.com. Reservations for Local Appreciation fares must be made by phone at 970-247-2733 or at the depot.

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