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Durango to Silverton Round-Trip Train Ticket

1. Durango to Silverton Round-Trip Train Ticket

Escape into the stunning mountains of the San Juan National Forest with a round-trip, first-class train ticket from Durango to Silverton. Take in unforgettable views of the Animas River Gorge, Horseshoe Curve, High Bridge, San Juan National Forest, and more, from the comfort of a luxury train car. Depart the Durango Depot and into the mountains of the San Juan National Forest for a 3.5-hour train ride on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Get comfortable in your cozy train car on this iconic train, which has been running since 1882 through the untouched mountain terrain. Pass the Animas River Gorge, Horseshoe Curve, and High Bridge before arriving in the historic mining town of Silverton. Wander the town's quaint alcoves and learn about its rich history before returning to the train two hours later to head back to Durango.

From Durango: Narrow Gauge Railroad & Ziplining with Dining

2. From Durango: Narrow Gauge Railroad & Ziplining with Dining

Discover a remote location in San Juan National Forest for a ziplining adventure from Durango or Rockwood. Travel on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in the first-class car and zipline through the trees before having lunch suspended over the Animas River. Start your day with an unforgettable journey on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and ride in the first-class car through breathtaking mountainous scenery. Traverse the canyon and admire the Animas River roaring below you, famous for featuring in numerous films. Arrive at the remote location in the heart of the forest and be welcomed by the sky rangers who'll guide you through the basics of ziplining on a brief safety introduction. Learn about sustainability and preservation of this ponderosa pine forest and fly through the trees on 27 ziplines. After ziplining look forward to a delicious, four-course gourmet lunch served on a supended platform overlooking the Animas River. There are several dining options to choose from, all cooked by skilled chefs, including a vegetarian and children's menu. It is also possible to join this activity with your family without taking part in the ziplining adventure by choosing the option without ziplining at checkout. Take photos of your friends or loved ones as they go through the course and admire the picturesque scenery all around you. There are multiple options to choose from at checkout as you can choose your departure location and choose to include ziplining or not.

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