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Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad


Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad
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“train ride”(275 reviews)
“parlor car”(90 reviews)
The Georgetown Loop Railroad was one of Colorado’s first visitor attractions. Completed in 1884, this spectacular stretch of three-foot narrow gauge railroad was considered an engineering marvel for its time. This is a ride to remember! The beauty...more
1520 Argentine Street, Georgetown, CO 80444
+1 303-569-2659
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Reviewed today

Family was in town and thought they would like this excursion. Trip is not too long and takes the rider through the mining are of Georgetown/Silverthorne. A unique part of the trip is when the train makes a 360 degree loop to accommodate the elevation...More

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nobody can fit more fun into four miles.  One excellent, interesting excursion.  Our run was a bit crowded but they handled it with ease and everyone could see the glorious landscapes and enjoy the ride.  Commentary along the way was concise and interesting ... Without...More

Thank Kairho1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Staff were tremendous and the tour narration was very informative. The ride is about 1:15 with the change of the engine. You do see the same scenery but in the opposite direction. Visited on October 1 and the fall foliage was okay on a cloudy,...More

Thank Chuck2010
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Scenic train ride. Really nice views. They celebrated Oktoberfest when we were there so ticket came with hot dog/brat and free beer samples. Had a stand with pretzels but don’t recommend - worst soft pretzel ever.

Thank Raquel C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pretty good time. Really nice scenery and ride. The staff was informative and knowledgeable. Awesome time!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a combination mine, panning for gold, and a train ride that started in Silver Plume. The staff was knowledgeable and awesome for all aspects of our tour. We opted to get the Parlor as opposed to the open-air train car, and it definitely...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic time on the historic railroad! Took the extended mine tour and was fascinated to, learn about mining. Would highly recommend.

Thank SMAZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in early October and it was freezing cold outside but it made the mountains look wonderful. It is 100% worth the upgrade to ride in the parlor cars. They are warmer and you get to sit a table vs bench seating. The snacks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an awesome train ride and we got lucky enough to go to the mine the tour guide on the train and in the mine was awesome and gave us a lot of fun facts about an area we know nothing

Thank paws0810
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crisp clear morning air surrounds the sounds and sights of the Colorado mountainsides while traveling by Clear Creek River. A trip worth taking!

Thank Sandydowd
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5 October 2018|
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Response from Giuseppe C | Reviewed this property |
The journey is not very long and there're a couple of intermediate stops to enjoy the mines for example. I recommend the guided tour to the mines along the journey. Enjoy everything. You can choose to sit in the open cars... More
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15 September 2018|
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Response from Dadmay | Reviewed this property |
They do offer a military discount - 20% during the summer. See specials-discounts on their web page.
1 July 2018|
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Response from travelnjoe22 | Reviewed this property |
We were given a small plastic bag with sand in it. We went to a area that had several wooden table's. Two people were using one area about 2' long X about 18" wide X about 10" deep. We never stood in any water & they gave us... More