Georgetown Loop Railroad, Colorado Train

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Georgetown Loop Train

The Georgetown Loop Railroad offers you a glimpse into the area’s illustrious gold and silver mining operations but with a modern twist - enjoy wine & hors d'oeuvre expeditions, holiday tours and more!

  • Months of Operation: May to mid-October.
  • The train ride lasts an hour; the optional Lebanon Silver Mine Tour will add an additional 75 minutes.
  • The passenger cars are ADA accessible but the Lebanon Silver Mine is not.
  • For rates and other information, please visit: http://www.georgetownlooprr.com/ 

Overview

Riders embark up the picturesque Clear Creek Canyon on the Georgetown Railroad's passenger cars (both closed and open-air) pulled by a steam or diesel locomotive; the tracks connect Georgetown to Silver Plume (about two miles apart), traversing over rocky, alpine terrain and through curves and twists to its destination. Midway through, you’ll have the option to walk into the historic Lebanon Silver Mine, which was mined in the 1870's, and see the traces of silver that still remain.  

Location

Directions to the Silver Plume Depot: Take Exit #226 off Interstate 70; parking is free and is located just west of the Silver Plume Depot along the service road.

Directions to the Devil’s Gate Station: Take Exit #228 off Interstate 70. Turn right at the Visitor’s Center and follow the signs to Loop Drive from Argentine Street or Sixth Street to the Devil’s Gate parking area. Parking is free and limited to passenger vehicles only.

Season

During the regular season (early May to early October), you can depart from either the Silver Plume Depot or Devil’s Gate Station. Starting in mid-October, trains will depart only from the Devil’s Gate Station in Georgetown.

Hours

Trains generally depart the Silver Plume Depot at 10am, with ongoing departures in 90 minute intervals, with the last departures scheduled for 3:40pm.

Fees

  • Coach Adult: $25.95
  • Coach Children: $18.95
  • First Class Adult: $35.95
  • First Class Children: $27.95
  • Coach and Mine Tour Adult: $39.95
  • Coach and Mine Tour Child: $30.95

For more details, please visit: http://georgetownlooprr.com/schedule-fares

More Info

History buffs, hold onto your engineer’s cap! You’ll have the opportunity to marvel over several buildings that were built in the late 1800’s, including a depot, a mill, and one reserved for locomotive maintenance, along with two 1860 mines. Passengers have been enjoying the Georgetown Loop Train since its full restoration in 1984! Railroad-inspired gifts are available for purchase at both gift shops, as well as refreshments that can be enjoyed on the train.

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