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Moffat Tunnel West Portal

Winter Park Village, Winter Park, CO
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Historical site

If you are interested in trains and tunnels, this historic site is for you. Otherwise skip it. It... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Faith D
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Neat Place

Family found a trail up to the tunnel. Looks like a neat piece of history. Took some nice photos... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Angela M
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Winter Park Village, Winter Park, CO
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in trains and tunnels, this historic site is for you. Otherwise skip it. It is on the way to winter park ski area, which is a nice place to spend a few hours, even when there is no snow. We were...More

1  Thank Faith D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Family found a trail up to the tunnel. Looks like a neat piece of history. Took some nice photos around the area. Kept nice and clean.

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We took the Ski train up to Winter Park to ski for the day. We took our little granddaughters who had an absolute blast! The train is wonderful. The scenery is amazing. It's the easiest way to go! We would recommend it for everyone. Very...More

2  Thank popsmcgops
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is an interesting historic site, and its fun to see the train pop out if you are there at the right time. You can look it up online and read about how it got here. It truly was an engineering marvel for its time....More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 17 March 2017

If you are out and about in Winter Park check out the Moffat Tunnel, we came upon it my accident while looking for somewhere to go, it was nice to see, we walked around for awhile and there were even some trains on the tracks...More

Thank ttalley98
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The Moffat Tunnel has a great story and is interesting to go up to the entrance and see. You can walk right up to it from The Village at Winter Park.

1  Thank Leann S
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Wonderful ride up from Denver. The "hosts", conductors, everyone were incredibly . The moffet tunnel is the end of the line, and Ta da there you are in the middle of everything, snow, skiers, shops and restaurants.

Thank Miriahm D
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Over the years, I have stopped here several times. This year, I actually knew there was a train coming. I had a very hard time accessing the west portal, not even sure if I was supposed to be where I was to photograph a train....More

Thank RailfanMotels
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been coming to this train site since the 1960's. It is so utterly AMAZING to hear the heavy rubber curtains drop and the fans start up in the under mountain tunnel. By doing this, the tunnel is closed off and the fans in...More

2  Thank Sheri B
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Winter Park/ Mary Jane ski areas are the only ski areas in North America serviced by train. This is the way to "see" the Moffat tunnel. Amtrak also goes through the tunnel from Denver or Fraser.

Thank dhemphill2016
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