Rail & Raft (Durango Train/Raft)

One-way Narrow Gauge Railroad trip & 2 Hour Raft Trip

Mild Rafting and Narrow Gauge Railroad

Explore the Animas River Canyon on the spectacular Durango Train to Silverton, enjoy lunch and shopping in Silverton, relax comfortably on our coach bus down the spectacular Million Dollar Skyway and finish the day with a refreshing Durango rafting trip on the Lower Animas River! TrainLogo-Small
Total Package Price: Adult $134.12* • Youth $96.20* • Kayak Upgrade $150.78*
Train & Raft Itinerary
8:15 AM Park at the Durango Train Station Parking Lot next to McDonalds at 209 W College Drive. Bring your swimsuits and things you want for the raft trip with you. You will not have time in the afternoon to go to your car.
8:30 AM Board Train for Silverton.
8:45 AM Train Departs for Silverton.
12:15 PM Arrive in Silverton, shop and/ or eat lunch on your own in Historic Downtown Silverton.
2:00 PM Meet Mild to Wild shuttle vehicle at 1150 Mineral Street, Silverton CO.
2:15 PM Depart from Silverton on the scenic Million-Dollar Highway.
3:30 PM Arrive at the to Mild to Wild Office.
4:00 PM Depart for the Animas River.
4:10 PM Safety Speech with your river guides.
4:30 PM Hit the river!
5:35 PM Arrive at take-out.
6:00 PM We will shuttle you back to your car at the Train Station parking lot after their raft trip.

*Additional River/Land Access Fees not included

 

What to Wear and Bring:

  • On the train: Dress in layers. As you head up to the high country the temperature can drop and change drastically. Snow is possible even in July! Bring a warm jacket, warm hat, rain gear, sunscreen, sunglasses, snacks, water and, of course, your camera!
  • On the river: Wear quick drying clothes such as a swimsuit and nylon shorts in the summer. Wetsuits and wetsuit boots are recommended prior to mid-June, after Labor Day and on rainy days (we won’t cancel your fun when Mother Nature adds to it!). Wetsuit boots are recommend all season long, or shoes with a strap that can get wet will do.

Important Considerations:

  • Keep in mind you are doing your most active part of the package at the end of the day. At our altitude, guests often find this tiring. We recommend the Rivers, Trails & Rails package when possible.
  • Kids 4 and under can ride as a lap child on the train for free if you want to save the money (it is a long ride though!)
  • Wear dark clothes because of the soot from the train.
  • Wear dark clothes because of the soot from the train.
  • Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from cinders that can come from the steam engine.
  • We recommend the open-air gondola for summer trips.
  • Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes from cinders that can come from the steam engine.
  • You can bring your own snacks for the train, but alcohol is not allowed.

See FAQ’s and Common Concerns for additional information.

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