When is Virginia City/Nevada City open?
The 'Season' is from Memorial Day (last Monday in May) until Labor Day (first Monday in September). *Virginia City is the County Seat of Madison County Montana it's open year-round. The tourist businesses follow the season but some local businesses are open all year long with limited hours.
Where is the nearest gas?
Across from the Thompson-Hickman Museum on the East side of town. 24 hours a day card swipe only.
What is the schedule for the train?
The train runs during the 'Season' every hour starting at the Virginia City Depot from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM. It returns from Nevada City on the half-hour from 10:30 AM until 4:30 PM.
The train does not run during inclement weather! Schedule Q's: (406) 843-5247 to reach the Virginia City Depot.
What wildlife can you expect to see?
Cats, dogs and all kinds of birds in town. On the outskirts of town there are moose, bear, fox, deer, a few people have seen mountain lions and bobcats up the gulch, bald eagles, blue herons, cranes, mink, beaver and water fowl.