Royal Gorge Railroad
Canyon City's Royal Gorge Railroad is a heritage railroad that runs a two hour scenic and historic train ride along what is considered to be the most famous portion of the former Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. Not only does the ride give passengers the opportunity to see the Gorge, but it also travels under the historic Royal Gorge Suspension Bridge which was built in 1929.
Built in 1882, the train has become a destination attraction that has much history behind it. The train operates year around and features some special events on board including Mother's Day Brunches, Easter Brunches, and New Year's Eve Dinner. The cars on the train, consist of both covered coaches and noncovered coaches which allow passengers to stand and gaze out at the monstrous Royal Gorge.
Year built: 1882
Train type: Excursion Only
Coach Class - Comfortable coach seating. Food and drinks are available in concession and bar car. Children ages 2 and younger ride free on a parent's lap.
Vista Dome - Ride in glass-topped dome comfort. Order a delicious breakfast or lunch prepared fresh. Full service bar available for extra charge.
Sunshine Falls Bar Car - Featuring warm woods, custom table seating, large plate-glass windows, and a full-service bar. Enjoy breakfast or lunch prepared fresh for to order for an extra charge.
Gourmet Dining Car - Extraordinary service, delectable chef-prepared entrees and breathtaking scenery of the Royal Gorge equal one unforgettable experience. Includes three courses. Murder Mystery themed dinners are available.