Welcome to the Rails

Colorado is home to the finest scenic railroads in the country. From classic 1950’s era streamliners of the Royal Gorge Route railroad to steam trains that traverse the rugged Colorado Rocky Mountains, these Colorado Scenic Rails provide a way to relax and enjoy civilized travel and a taste of Colorado history and heritage.

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Colorado’s most scenic line, offering unique classes of service & gourmet meals prepared daily.

Canon City, Colorado 81212

Phone: 719-276-4000

Pike Peak Cog Railway

Ride the famous train that takes you by cog railway to the summit of Pikes Peak, one of Colorado’s fourteen thousand foot peaks.

Manitou Springs, CO 80829

Phone: 719-685-5401

Georgetown Loop Railroad

Ride behind narrow gauge steam and diesel locomotivse over the Devil’s Gate high bridge to Silver Plume and back.

Georgetown, CO 80444

Phone: 888-456-6777

“Great triumphs of engineering genius—the locomotive, the truss bridge, the steel rail— ... are rather invention than engineering proper.”

― Arthur Mellen Wellington

Cumbres & Toltec Railroad

Considered by some to be the most spectacular example of steam era mountain railroading in North America.

Chama, NM 87520

Phone: 888-286-2737

Cripple Creek & Victor

Ride a century-old steam locomotive back to the gold mining days of Cripple Creek & Victor.

Cripple Creek, CO 80813

Phone: 719-689-2640

Durango & Silverton

Relive the sights and sounds of yesteryear on a spectacular rail journey to Silverton.

Durango, CO 81301

Phone: 970-247-2733

“This is the ride that bankrupts the English language.”

― President Theodore Roosevelt

Colorado Railroad Museum

Visit the Colorado Railroad Museum for an up close encounter of the historical nature and importance of Colorado railroads.

Golden, CO 80403

Phone: 303-273-4591

Rio Grande Scenic Railroad

Relive the golden age of railroads as its steam engine rides through breathtaking mountain valleys and passes.

Alamosa, CO 81101

Phone: 877-726-RAIL

Leadville Scenic Railroad

Spectacular views, volumes of living history and a population proud of its working class heritage.

Leadville, CO 80461

Phone: 719-486-3936