Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad

Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad

326 East 7th Street, Leadville, CO   |   (866) 386-3936   |   Website >

      Ride the Leadville scenic train, and step back in time to when mining and railroading were a large part of Leadville’s economy. This trip takes you high into an alpine environment with spectacular views of Colorado’s highest peaks, wildflowers, and sometimes even wildlife. Come ride at the season reopening, in May 2020!

      Old Rail Route High into the Wilderness

      Journey from Leadville’s depot, built in 1896, to the Continental Divide behind a 1955 diesel engine. You’ll follow one of the first rail routes to Colorado’s mining district in the silver rush days, the old Denver, South Park & Pacific and Colorado & Southern line.

      This special trip is full of humorous narratives about Leadville’s colorful past, as well as breathtaking panoramas across the Arkansas River Valley, seen from open-air train cars. Buy your ticket today!

      Ride in the Engine or Caboose

      For more adventure, reserve a spot in the engine or caboose.

      Zipline & Train Ride Special

      Leadville is the only place in the world where you can zipline over a train!

      Enjoy a scenic train ride through the San Isabel National Forest, then zipline down to base camp with Top of the Rockies Zipline. See untouched wilderness! This five-hour tour is perfect for adults and children. Grab onto this package deal throughout the regular summer train season.

      Special Rides

      Check out our special rides, from BBQ specials to summer wildflower and fall color specials!

      Buy your ticket today and get ready to catch the train!