You name it, we're doing it!
Hike & Ride
Hikers will meet at the Silver Plume station at 12:30 pm, and hike downhill through the Rocky Mountains. We'll stop along the route to take a quick mine tour and do some gold panning. After a lunch of hot dogs, chips and lemonade, we'll wind up at the Georgetown Devil's Gate station, where the train will pick you up and return you to Silver Plume by 5:00 pm. This adventure is available most weekends during the summer. Cost is $39.95 per person, and is limited to 10 guests per day.
Sunday, July 19. 6:00 pm Georgetown Devil's Gate departure
Celebrate our Clear Creek County Firefighter's with a train ride followed by a BBQ buffet. Cost is $15 for adults, and $10 for kiddos. All Fire employees and volunteers are free of charge! Reservations required.
4th of July
Our annual 4th of July train ride and BBQ buffet. The train departs from the Silver Plume station at 6:00 pm. Hear the story of Clear Creek while you travel down to the Georgetown Devil's Gate station. Enjoy a BBQ buffet, then re-board the train and return by 8:00 pm.
Hot Rod Hill Climb Beer & Brat Train (August 15)
The Hot Rod club is back again August 14 and 15! Spend a great day watching the 1950s hot rods race around Georgetown and up Guanella Pass. Then join us on the train for beer tasting and bratwurst in our beautifully restored parlor cars.
Pumpkin Festival Trains (October 3, 4, 10, & 11)
This ever popular event is back with a new location for your enjoyment on the first two weekends of October. These excursions are a great favorite of children, their parents, and grandparents.
The festival is set up at the Silver Plume car museum, where we have a ‘BOUNCIE’ castle, Pumpkins for kids to decorate and take home, games, face painting, and some wonderful characters to entertain the little ones.
Oktoberfest Trains (October 17, 18, 24, & 25, 31, and November 1)
The Oktoberfest Trains are offered on the last two weekends of October and the first weekend of November. These excursions operate in our enclosed heated coaches. We have a free Colorado micro brew beer tasting for all adult riders, (root beer for the younger ones) and a free bratwurst or hot dog for all riders. Come enjoy the crisp fall days as you ride on the Georgetown Loop.
Big Horn Sheep Festival (November 7)
Join us as the Colorado Division of Wildlife boards the train to talk about our famous Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep. The Big Horns are headed down valley for warmer environments for the winter. A special viewing area is setup just North of the town of Georgetown next to the lake.
Santa’s North Pole Adventure (Starts November 21 ending January 4)
Santa returns in mid-November to pass out more presents and treats. Join Santa and his helpers aboard decorated, enclosed, heated coaches on weekends starting Nov 22nd, the weekend before Thanksgiving, through Dec 14th, and then daily through Dec 24th. After the holiday, from Dec 26 though the 4th of Jan, except Jan 1st, Santa comes back on vacation, and will be passing out goodies to the little ones.
Santa's Lighted Forest Train (Starts November 27 ending December 31)
Offered evenings in late November and through December, this ride allows you to relax from your shopping endeavors and join us for a beautiful synchronized holiday music & light show in the forest above Georgetown. Join Santa and his helpers while winding through the beautiful snow covered Colorado Rocky Mountains in our enclosed heated coaches. It is a unique wintertime experience!