Is the Durango & Silverton train round trip?
Enjoy a full day on the train with a 9 hour round-trip experience beginning with a 3.5 hour journey from Durango to Silverton. Once there, you’ll have 2 hours to explore the historic mining town of Silverton before the 3.5 hour train ride back to Durango. View the Round trip schedule & fares.
What is there to see between Durango and Silverton?
- Durango Farmers Market. at TBK Bank Parking Lot.
- Animas City Night Bazaar. at Durango.
- Mesa Verde Entrance Fee-Free Day. at Mesa Verde National Park.
- 10/20. Ghost Crawl: Haunted Durango Train Museum Experience.
- Rocky Horror Show. at Durango Arts Center.
- Children’s Halloween Trick-or-Treat.
- Hauntings & History Ghost Tour.
Is there food on the Durango train?
Yes there is food served on the train, in the concession car. If you travel in the last car then the snacks and soft drinks are free.
Is Durango CO safe?
With a crime rate of 38 per one thousand residents, Durango has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes – from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One’s chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 26.
Can you bike the Million Dollar Highway?
The bike lanes along the Million Dollar Highway are wide and accommodating. Between the friendly road and steady climbing, this is THE classic Durango hill climb. Along the way, the river bottoms change steadily into alpine forests.
How long is the bus ride from Silverton to Durango?
Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m. How far is it from Silverton to Durango? The distance between Silverton and Durango is 39 miles.
Can you take food on the Durango to Silverton train?
1 answer. Yes you may! We do have a concession car for your convenience and there are plenty of great restaurants in Silverton. Also remember that we have an eight dollar souvenir mug refillable on board the train all day with nonalcoholic beverages!
What to do in Durango Colorado?
Things to do in Durango, CO include whitewater rafting, skiing, biking, horseback riding, fishing, snowmobile and the Durango train.
What is the history of Durango Colorado?
Durango has a long and rich history that both history buffs and curious folks of all ages will enjoy. Durango was founded in 1880 by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. By July of 1882, tracks to Silverton were completed and the train began transporting both freight and passengers.
What is the Durango Train?
Ride the Durango Train. The historic railway has been in continuous operation between Durango and Silverton since 1882, taking guests on plush vintage steam locomotives through the stunning San Juan National Forest . It is a National Historic Landmark as well as a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.