Historic Rail Adventures

Devil's Gate Depot

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In a Nutshell

Antique locomotives pull enclosed, heated cars through mountain vistas, over Devil’s Gate High Bridge, and past the remains of silver mines

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Promotional value expires May 23, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid with any other specials, discounts, or promotions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $28 for a coach-class train ride for one adult and one child aged 3–15 ($44.90 value)
  • $38 for a coach-class train ride with a mine tour for one adult and one child aged 5–15 (up to $61.90 value)
  • $91 for a coach-class train ride for up to two adults and five children aged 3–15 (up to $144.65 value)

The 2015 season starts on May 2. Trains depart the Devil’s Gate Depot at 10 a.m., 11:25 a.m., and 12:50 p.m., with an additional 2:15 p.m. departure on the weekends. Mine tours may be added to all but the last ride of the day. 

Georgetown Loop Railroad

The engine traces a path along evergreen-studded slopes and the walls of Clear Creek Canyon. It trundles over iron bridges slung across deep ravines and past the remains of gold and silver mines that pepper the Georgetown Loop Railroad. This mainstay winds along roughly the same 3.5-mile corkscrew route between Georgetown and Silver Plume that it has since 1884, spanning rocky terrain and reaching elevations of up to 9,128 feet. Today, the railroad's historical 1920s steam engine and two 1940s-era diesel locomotives fulfill the same role they've always performed: ferrying passengers through the mountains.

In antique railcars, passengers embark on seasonal rides through the great outdoors, glimpsing wildlife such as bighorn sheep and mule deer. They cross four bridges, including the Devil’s Gate High Bridge, and pull into historic train stations to ensure the conductor hasn’t been carried off by a gang of bald eagles. In winter, the staff sets the train aglow with festive lights and decorations, and during the summer, passengers can disembark for guided walking tours of the Lebanon or Everett silver mines, originally bored in the 1870s.

Customer Reviews

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DAVID H. · May 19, 2015
Nope....just have fun and ask Kevin lots of questions! The guy knows everything about the railroad and the area.
Thad · May 16, 2015
It was just beautiful up there. The recent snow just added to it. Very friendly people. My 2 grandchildren even walked away learning a few things. It's been 3 days & they are still talking about it & remembering things. Great family outing.
Linda S. · 5 days ago
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    Devil's Gate Depot

    646 Loop Dr.

    Georgetown, CO 80444


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