Glenwood Springs is located in the Roaring Fork Valley, at the confluence of the spectacular Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers. We offer year-round activities for every age and interest and in 2011 we were voted "America's Most Fun Town" by Rand McNally. Book Train has been serving customers in this beautiful area since 1976. For information about events and activities in Glenwood Springs, please go to:





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Welcome to the Book Train!

The Book Train is an independent book store located in GLENWOOD SPRINGS, COLORADO.

We are a general interest bookstore selling new books of all kinds. If we don't have a particular title in stock we are happy to order it for you at no additional cost if it is available.

Colorado and the Rockies:
We have an excellent selection of books on Colorado with particular focus on Glenwood Springs and the Roaring Fork Valley that includes hiking, camping, fishing, four-wheeling, history and sightseeing.

We carry the bestselling fiction and non-fiction books from the Indie Bestsellers list which is based on reporting from hundreds of independent bookstores across America. The top five hardback fiction and non-fiction bestseller titles are discounted 25%.

Kids' Corner:
We have children's books for all ages, from baby board books to books for older teens. Kids love our activity books and coloring books. Pat the Bunny is a great baby shower gift and no one gets tired of reading Dr. Seuss out loud!

Greeting Cards:
Funny, quirky, unique - these are just a few of the words used to describe our wide selection of greeting cards. Among the many card lines we carry are Cardthartic, Curly Girl, Quotable, Borealis Press, Stonehenge and Noble Works. We also have beautiful cards created by local artists to showcase our outstanding local scenery.

We have an amazingly wonderful selection of magazines - around 4,000 titles! You can find everything from Vogue to Field and Stream, from The Economist to Mad Magazine, from Rolling Stone to The Backwoodsman, from Vanity Fair to Popular Science and a whole lot more in between.

We also offer:

    • Gift Certificates:
      We offer gift certificates in any denomination.
    • Gift Wrapping:
      We provide free gift wrapping for your Book Train purchases.
    • Organic Coffee:
      We feature locally roasted, organic, fair-trade whole bean coffee from Bonfire Coffee, a small-batch coffee roaster in Glenwood Springs.
    • Trivia Treat:
      Guess the answer to the trivia question and win a sweet treat!