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Verde Canyon Railroad

300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324-2302
+1 800-293-7245
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Verde Canyon Railroad is a Southwestern adventure that takes passengers on a ride through Arizona’s backcountry, only accessible from the comfort of this train. This legendary “boutique” attraction allows members of groups an uncommon view of a wildly-wonderful red-rock canyon. The four-hour excursion requires no laborious effort or exertion except by the highly-trained staff who absolutely love what they do. As evidenced by exceedingly positive reviews, they do it very well. Verde Canyon Railroad is the only excursion train in the Southwest which offers every guest two seats for the price of one: inside viewing through large panoramic windows in all coaches and 360-degree views from open-air viewing cars attached to each coach. As the train passes “through” a grand canyon, both vantages celebrate incomparable scenery, high-desert flora and fauna, historic trestles, dramatic geology, unusual rock formations and passage through a century-old 680-foot tunnel. Throughout the journey the captivating history of the Verde Canyon and the Railroad unfolds with narration interlaced with a wide genre of popular railroad tunes.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324-2302
+1 800-293-7245
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Reading some of the less than favourable reviews they all have one common "theme" - First Class expectations. This is not the Orient Express but a quaint low key excursion on a vintage train. We are very happy with our coach class experience and the...More

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a good ride and worth doing, but it could have been shorter since all you do is go out and come back on the same track/route. It took about 3.5 hours for the ride and the there are beautiful views. This is very...More

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2  Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The train ride winds around the Verde Canyon presenting awesome views and interesting items from the past. The trip was both humbling and interesting, my teen children even enjoyed. The rail accommodations were comfortable with air conditioning and there were outdoor cars to provide you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on the Verde Canyon Railroad. The scenery was amazing as was the train. Spend the extra money for first class. It’s well with it.

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27 August 2017|
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Response from CJ J | Reviewed this property |
the best thing to do is to check with them directly but I believe they are.
19 June 2017|
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Response from NKVK | Reviewed this property |
only have a cash bar. No wine tasting,Drinks . very reasonable.
Sandra S
27 March 2017|
Response from TrainGall | Property representative |
If you have specific dietary issues and need to bring something small with you, we completely understand. We ask that you give us the information when you make your reservation so that we can note the exception to your car... More