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Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad

326 E. Seventh St. at Hazel St, Leadville, CO
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Pleasant trip with beautiful scenery

If you are looking for a leisurely view of some beautiful scenery, the LCSR is a great way to relax... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David S
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Corpus Christi, Texas
Really Enjoyed the Experience

A trip to Leadville lead to this train ride....and I am glad it did. Our family members have rode... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gma B
,
Springfield, Missouri
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“water tower” (36 reviews)
“train ride” (121 reviews)
“open air” (31 reviews)
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326 E. Seventh St. at Hazel St, Leadville, CO
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"water tower"
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"train ride"
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"open air"
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"open car"
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"covered cars"
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"relaxing ride"
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"snacks and drinks"
in 9 reviews
"closed cars"
in 8 reviews
"hour trip"
in 11 reviews
"fall colors"
in 12 reviews
"love trains"
in 7 reviews
"great trip"
in 12 reviews
"train crew"
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"snack bar"
in 7 reviews
"stretch your legs"
in 11 reviews
"switch sides"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are looking for a leisurely view of some beautiful scenery, the LCSR is a great way to relax and see the mountains. The train offers enclosed seating and outdoor seating. You can move about as you'd like, so if it's too cold, move...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A trip to Leadville lead to this train ride....and I am glad it did. Our family members have rode this train on several occassions and raved about the experience. I really enjoyed it. My husband is both a train and mining enthusiast and couldn't wait,...More

Thank Gma B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

2-1/2 hour trip through beautiful scenery! Would have loved to see some wildlife, but not lucky on this trip.

Thank Becky H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This train ride was mostly boring -- you have trees and more trees on both sides of the train for most of the trip. It was only when you got to the top that you had great views of the valley and Arkansas River. The...More

Thank COatheart2258
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

This is a fun excursion that takes a couple of hours over to the mountains outside Leadville. If I remember correctly, the trip goes to the base of Treasure Vault but I seem to be forgetful. Anyway...It is a beautiful, scenic ride through the lower...More

1  Thank Astros80
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We road the train last summer (2017) and are planning to go again this summer. Spectacular views. I am using one of the pictures as a screen saver on my computer. We are from Golden, CO and brought visitors up from another state. All of...More

1  Thank Deb910
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Train is so much fun, the gentleman narrating knew what he was talking about. Beautiful area. we hike this area, but taking the train was a plus. Thank You,

1  Thank lucille1947
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Wow, this was time time of year to take this ride. The initial appeal when arriving at the station wasn't that great. The surrounding area is kind of ran down. Upon getting in the train caboose, again it didn't provide any wow factor. But the...More

2  Thank BSC12
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

This was a fun excursion for the fall foliage in Leadville. The train ride is well narrated so you know some of the history and the area the train goes through on the mountains. It is a great value as well not over priced for...More

Thank Mark P
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good fun for most ages. Maybe not great for small kids because it goes on for about 2-1/2 to 3 hours and it is mostly trees. I loved it though.

Thank TravelGirl2683
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Janice M
11 July 2017|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There were several (3?) on our train. On leashes. Very well behaved.
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Marti O
9 July 2017|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
You'll be fine getting your tickets day of. Have a great time!
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