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Verde Canyon Railroad

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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...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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300 N Broadway, Clarkdale, AZ 86324-2302
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Very informative narration along the way. There are open cars for better photo shots. We upgraded to the first class car, and really enjoyed it. Most of the sights are on the right side of the railroad car. Train goes out and returns by moving...More

Thank RickyLee
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you so much for riding the rails with us and sharing this great review!

Reviewed 10 September 2018

We took this tour and it was awesome. We went first class but considering that food was included (veggies, fruit, small sandwiches, wings and cookies) the price was worth it. Would definitely do it again.

Thank Susan R
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for riding the rails with us and sharing this great 5-star review!

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Great trip also a great guide. Joe was so informative and helpful going out of his way to explain different views and rock structures. Also being from the area he knew many back stories that added to our experience immensely Take this tour and if...More

Thank san8030
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your great review of your experience riding the rails with us! We love to share positive feedback with our train crew.

Reviewed 9 September 2018

This was my second trip on the railroad. Both trips are excellent but the first time was coach (cheaper about 64.00) and the second was first class (about 89.00). First class is much more comfortable ride and includes a small glass of champagne (or apple...More

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TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

thank you so much for sharing your insight into riding Verde Canyon Railroad.

Reviewed 8 September 2018

thanks to a review below we popped by the ticked office and purchased our tickets with the AARP discount. This way we were able to 'justify' the upgrade to first class! To get the discount you need to call or visit; it's not available online....More

Thank wing6rider-Australia
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you so much for adding Verde Canyon Railroad to your travel plans. We appreciate your great review.

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We were in Sedona for a long weekend to celebrate our friends’ anniversary. We needed to find some activities that didn’t require a lot of walking or bouncing around (no Jeep tours this time!). Our friends found the Verde Canyon Railroad, and it looked like...More

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TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Come back anytime. We will be waiting for you.

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I found this tour boring. It was a waste of time and money. I would not do it again. Is it very slow pace trip.

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TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you Kathy for sharing an honest review of your viewpoint. Riding Verde Canyon Railroad is a way to slow down and unwind. It isn't for everyone and we respect that.

Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is an historic train from the last century pulled by old diesel locomotives from a bygone era, and it traverses a route originally used to haul copper to market. The 4-hour round trip is slow and leisurely, with plenty of time to just enjoy...More

Thank Thomas T
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We do apologize for the fact that you can't apply your discount affiliations online. We are working on this.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I took a friend from the east coast. We both enjoyed the scenery and chance to just sit and chat. Drove up from Phoenix (nice drive, just under 2 hours). Everything clean, train punctual, nice gift shop. Train Hosts did a good job pointing out...More

Thank Lisa R
TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your Verde Valley experience. We are fortunate to have so many great options in our area.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

With my daughter visiting from out of state, we decided to go and look at the stars from the Night time train Ride Twas a damp wet start to the ride, but that did not dampen then enthusiasum of the crew and passengers! :-) Was...More

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TrainGall, Public Relations Manager at Verde Canyon Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your evening ride experience. Sharing the amazing dark skies of Arizona is something we all enjoy. Mother Nature always comes through with a little excitement as well.

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Hilobay123
31 July 2018|
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Response from TrainGall | Property representative |
We do not allow pets onboard the train. ADA compliant service animals are allowed. Further details can be found on the FAQ page should you want to read this. Feel free to ask any other questions you might have. We look... More
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margegraham
12 July 2018|
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Response from TrainGall | Property representative |
You may cancel the reservation, and receive a full refund anytime, 48 hours prior to your scheduled trip. That means we would ask that you call us before the end of the day on the 2nd. May I ask if you are heading to the... More
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margegraham
12 July 2018|
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The best call to make is to the office of the railroad. They are friendly and experts about their program.
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