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Royal Gorge Route Railroad


Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Santa Fe Depot

330 Royal Gorge Boulevard

Cañon City, CO 81212

GPS Address is:  330 Royal Gorge Boulevard, Canon City, CO  81212

The Historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad is located in west Cañon City at the Santa Fe Depot. Take Royal Gorge Blvd. (HWY 50) to the west end of town and turn south on 3rd. Street. Full size maps below.

Directions from Mapquest

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is located one block south of Highway 50 & 3rd Street.  Turn south at the traffic light at 3rd Street, cross the tracks and turn left towards the Santa Fe Depot.  There is free parking by the Depot.  Print the map below to get to the Royal Gorge boarding area.

Driving from Denver: The trip will take approximately two hours depending on traffic. Take Interstate 25 south to Exit 135 - South Academy Blvd. Turn right (west) and take South Academy for approximately 2 miles. Take a left on the ramp to CO Highway 115 South. Continue to follow CO-115 South for approximately 43-miles to Hwy 50. Merge onto US-50 westbound (at this point, you are approximately 11 miles from the Depot). Follow Highway 50 all the way through Cañon City to 3rd Street. Turn South on 3rd Street (at the traffic light) and this will bring you to the Santa Fe Depot.

From Salida: Follow Highway 50 East to Cañon City. From Pueblo, follow Highway 50 West to Cañon City.

Approximate Mileage From Cañon City to:

  • Alamosa-139 miles
  • Boulder-142 miles
  • Colorado Springs-45 miles
  • Denver-115 miles
  • Durango-257 miles
  • Ft. Collins-177 miles
  • Georgetown-142 miles
  • La Junta-102 miles
  • Lamar-158 miles
  • Montrose-186 miles
  • Pueblo-39 miles
  • Salida-57 miles
  • Steamboat Springs-200 miles
  • Sterling-227 miles
  • Trinidad-125 miles
  • Vail-158 miles
  • Walsenburg-88 miles

What Others Are Saying

"Our trip aboard the Royal Gorge Route was nothing short of extraordinary! We love riding trains, but this train tops them all. Our food in lunch class was delicious and the service was perfect, not to mention the spectacular scenery. Keep it up!"

Karan Rampart, Dallas TX

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News & Events

Family Night

Kids ride free on Saturday nights! Check out our Special Events drop-down menu for more info!

Join us for Opening Day, March 7th!

The Royal Gorge Route is revving up for a fantastic 2015 season!
Royal Gorge Route Railroad
Santa Fe Depot
Located one block south of Hwy 50 & 3rd Street
Canon City, CO 81212