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Full disclaimer: I hate heights. Like very afraid of them. That being said this was an amazing adventure. You learn about the largest peaks around you, the Arkansas river valley and see some breathtaking sites.
Views, views, and more views.
Kid friendly even for...More
This was a very relaxing and calming trainride. Yea there is alot of trees but very soothing. Once it opens up in different areas the views are stunning. You even stop at a water tower and stretch your legs a bit. Worth it and short...More
The most important thing to note is this attraction is actually dog friendly! Myself and several other passengers brought their pets along and it was a wonderful time. They serve drinks and snacks on the train as you enjoy amazing views. A great way to...More
I would recommend booking a caboose ride on the way up the mountain. For only a little extra you get a private car and some extraordinary views. You can stand on the front of the train and be the first ones to see what is...More
This is a two and a half train ride up onto the mountains. As others have said there are many trees along the first part of the journey. For some this could be somewhat boring. However, to anyone who loves nature and the smells and...More
Five of us (two children under 5) went on the train ride. Both children really enjoyed the train ride. Great views. There are both inside and outside seating, and you can walk between all the cars, except the engine and one reserved car.
One single track for train to climb above Leadville. Pushed up the hill and pulled back down the hill. Beautiful scenery. Hard to get people to switch sides so sit on the downhill side first while they narrate
Gotta ride the train when there is a train available. This was fun. The train is really loud though, from the squeal of the brakes to the noise of the wheels on the tracks it was difficult to hear. The guide was really good and...More
Took morning train trip. We were able to choose inside or outside seating. Enjoyed views and information. Only animal sighting was a chipmunk. There is a gift shop at the depot and they also sell food and souvenirs on the train.
My wife, son, and I took the train ride last week and really enjoyed our time and thought that the price for the ticket was well worth it. A scenic view with some interesting narrating done by one of the employees while on the train.