Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad & Museum
479 Main Ave
Durango, CO 81301
Hotel and Lodging Information
Best Western Rio Grande Plus
400 East Second Avenue · Durango, CO 81301
Reservations: (800) 245-4466 or 1-970-385-4980
Experience the splendor and adventure of the Southwest while based at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn, located in historic Downtown Durango, Colorado. The timeless Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad runs daily and is only two blocks from the hotel
Take I-70 W toward Grand Junction. Take exit 260 to merge onto CO-470 E toward Colorado/Springs. Take the exit onto US-285 S toward Fairplay. Continue on US-285 to CO-112. Turn right onto US-160 W/Grand Ave Continue to follow US-160 W.
Take I-25 N to exit 240 toward NM-473/Bernalillo S. Turn left onto US-550 N. Turn left onto CO-544/US-550 N/N 1st St Continue to follow CO-544/US-550 N. Follow US-550 N Entering Colorado to US-160 W/US-550 N. Turn right onto W College Dr and take the 1st right onto Main Ave Destination will be on the left.
Take US-89 N to US-160 E/Navajo Trail. Stay on US-160 E passing through New Mexico Entering Colorado. Follow US-160 E to US-491 N and keep right at the fork, following signs for I-160. Continue on US-160 E. Turn left onto Camino Del Rio and take the 1st right onto W College Dr. Take the 1st right onto Main Ave Destination will be on the left.
From Santa Fe:
Take US-285 N to US-84 W, Continue onto US-84. Turn left onto US-64 W/US-84 W and continue to follow US-84 W entering Colorado. Turn left onto US-160 W and continue onto Camino Del Rio and turn right onto W College Dr. Take the 1st right onto Main Ave Destination will be on the left.
Take US-550 S/S Townsend Ave and continue to follow US-550 S. Turn right onto W 14th St/S Camino Del Rio and continue to follow S Camino Del Rio. Turn left onto W College Dr. Take the 1st right onto Main Ave Destination will be on the left.
Take CO-145 S onto CO-184 E. Turn left onto US-160 E. Turn left onto Camino Del Rio and take the 1st right onto W College Dr. Take the 1st right onto Main Ave Destination will be on the left.
The D&SNG parking lot is located next to the rail yard at the corner of U.S. Hwy 550 and College Drive, just west of the McDonald's restaurant. You may also purchase your parking ticket with cash at the parking lot on the morning of your ride.
Parking lot fees are $7.00 for a car, truck or motorcycle and $9.00 for an RV, bus, trailer or any vehicle utilizing more than one standard parking space. You will need to purchase a parking ticket for each date your vehicle is parked in the lot. Per city ordinance, there is no overnight camping allowed in the lot.