Scenic Durango to Silverton Train Adventure

Experience the timeless charm of the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, where every turn unveils the awe-inspiring beauty of Colorado's San Juan Mountains.

Last updated: Mar 2024

    $80-280/person, depending on a tour


    More than 500 Miles from you


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  1. Book your tickets in advance on the official Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad website.
  2. Arrive early in Durango to board the train and secure the best seats at the back for photography and less engine exhaust exposure.
  3. Enjoy the scenic 3.5-hour journey to Silverton, capturing the stunning landscapes.
  4. Explore Silverton's historic main street, dine at local eateries like Avalanche Brewing Company or Handlebars Food & Saloon, and shop for souvenirs.
  5. Return to Durango on the train, or stay overnight in Silverton for an extended adventure.



479 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301

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  • Comfortable attire suitable for the weather
  • Sunscreen and sun protection (hat, sunglasses)
  • Camera or smartphone for photos
  • Water and snacks
  • Layers, including a jacket for cooler temperatures

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