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Georgetown Loop Railroad

  • 100 Loop Dr. Map It
  • Georgetown
  • Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 11/18/2015

Fodor's Review

This 1920s narrow-gauge train connects Georgetown with the equally historic community of Silver Plume. The 6-mile round-trip excursion takes about 70 minutes, and winds through vast stands of pine and fir before crossing the 95-foot-high Devil's Gate Bridge, where the track actually loops back over itself as it gains elevation. You can add on a tour of the Lebanon Silver Mill and Mine, which is a separate stop between the two towns, as well as meals in the dining car. In fall and around the holidays, special trains run, including popular rides with Santa.

Sight Information

Address:

100 Loop Dr., Georgetown, Colorado, 80444, USA

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Phone:

888-456–6777

Sight Details:

  • $25.95 for train; $34.95 with mine tour
  • May–Oct., daily 10:25–2:55; Nov.–Jan. 4, dates and times vary

Published 11/18/2015

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