Ride a Frontier Train


1880 Train

Take a trip on the 1880 Train through the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. There are several departures daily from early May through early October.

For more information:
222 Railroad Ave. Hill City, SD 57745
(866) 367-1880


Alder Gulch Short Line

Hop on Alder Gulch Short Line’s fully refurbished 1910 Baldwin Steam Locomotive No. 12 from Nevada City to Virginia City, Montana. The train runs every weekend in July and August, plus holidays during the summer. Enjoy Moonlight & Steam specials in June, July, and August. A smaller, gas-powered train operates daily from May 24 to September 1, except when No. 12 is running.

For more information:
Virginia City, MT 59755
(800) 829-2969
Schedule and Rates www.virginiacitymt.com/Rates.asp

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

The rhythm of the rails also beats strong in Colorado, with several majestic steam locomotives chugging high up into dramatic Rocky Mountain scenery.

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad takes you through the region’s mining hot spots and passes through the two-million-acre San Juan National Forest (where backpackers can get off to camp).

For more information:
Durango, CO
(888) 872-4607

Pikes Peak Cog Railway

Since 1881, the Pikes Peak Cog Railway has carried passengers to the 14,110-foot summit of Pikes Peak. The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is the highest and most authentic narrow gauge railway in the United States.

For more information:
515 Ruxton Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
(719) 685-5401