Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
A trip on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad reveals scenic wonders around every curve as century-old steam locomotive transports you back to the gold mining days of Cripple Creek & Victor, Colorado. A treat for railroad and history buffs, kids and the whole family.
The locomotive is a 15-ton iron horse
of the 0-4-0 type typical of the early day steam engines so important to the winning of the west. The track goes south out of Cripple Creek, past the old Midland Terminal Wye over a reconstructed trestle, past many historic mines and terminates near the deserted mining camp of Anaconda, then returns back to Cripple Creek
Trains leave every 40 minutes
from mid-May thru mid-October from our 1894 depot and gift shop at the head of historic Bennett Avenue in Cripple Creek. See our annual schedule..
Take this is spectacular 45-minute trip of beautiful colors & fascinating experiences…
the old steam engine with its pillaring smoke, sounds of steam and working steel… all the effects familiar to the hardy miners who rode the Midland Terminal roadbed when Cripple Creek District’s population approached over 50,000.
This unique four-mile round-trip
includes an interesting and educational narration on the rich history only a dynamic gold town could produce. Also stops for special points of interest, impressive photo spots, and Echo valley.
We open for our 53rd season on May 25th, thru October 6th, 2019!!!
The Gift Shop and Ticket office open at 9:30 a.m.
The first train leaves the station at 10 a.m. and trains depart approximately every 40 minutes until sometime after 5 p.m. (based on demand)
*Schedule, dates and rates subject to change