The Royal Gorge Route combines a spectacular rail journey through the Royal Gorge with unique classes of service and dining options.
This 1950's era train offers service in
Vista Domes, Lunch, Dinner, Wine Tastings and Murder Mystery adventures.

Directions to the Royal Gorge Route Railroad

The Historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad is located in west Canon City at the Santa Fe Depot. Take Royal Gorge Blvd. (HWY 50) to the west end of town and turn south on 3rd. Street.

Directions from Mapquest
The Royal Gorge Route is located in the Santa Fe Depot-401 Water Street in Cañon City, behind the Dinosaur Depot on 3rd Street at the new traffic light off Highway 50 (Royal Gorge Blvd). Print the map below to get to the Royal Gorge boarding area.

Driving Directions in Detail: Driving from Denver will take approximately two to two and one half hours depending on traffic. Take Interstate 25 south to Exit 135 - South Academy Blvd. Turn right (west) and take South Academy for approximately 2 miles. Take a left on the ramp to CO Highway 115 South. Continue to follow CO-115 South for appoximately 43-miles to Hwy 50. Merge onto US-50 westbound (at this point, you are approx. 11 miles from the Depot). Follow Highway 50 all the way through Canon City to 3rd Street. Turn South (Left) on 3rd Street and this will bring you to the Santa Fe Depot.

From Salida follow Highway 50 east to Cañon City.
From Pueblo, follow highway 50 west to Cañon City.

Approximate Mileage From Cañon City to:
Alamosa-139 miles
Boulder-142 miles
Colorado Springs-45 miles
Denver-115 miles
Durango-257 miles
Ft. Collins-177 miles
Georgetown-142 miles
La Junta-102 miles
Lamar-158 miles
Montrose-186 miles
Pueblo-39 miles
Salida-57 miles
Steamboat Springs-200 miles
Sterling-227 miles
Trinidad-125 miles
Vail-158 miles
Walsenburg-88 miles

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