Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

500 Terrace Ave.
Chama, NM 87520- Map It
Phone: (575) 756-2151

AAA Editor Notes

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad departs from 500 S. Terrace Ave. (SR 17). The 64-mile railroad, built in 1880, is jointly owned by New Mexico and Colorado, with trips between Chama and Antonito, Colo. Excursions on the vintage, narrow-gauge, coal-burning trains feature spectacular views of the rugged San Juan and Sangre de Cristo mountain ranges. Osier, an old stagecoach stop, is the transfer and lunch point. Passengers have the option of traveling to Antonito by motor coach and returning to Chama by train, traveling to Antonito by train and returning to Chama by motor coach, or traveling to Osier and returning to Chama by train. Half-day trips to Cumbres by train and returning to Chama by motor coach also are offered. AAA offices in New Mexico and Colorado can make reservations. Food is available.
Fares (includes lunch) range $79-$195; $29-$79 (ages 2-12). Reservations are recommended.
Hours: Train departs daily at 10 a.m., motor coach departs daily at 8:30, Memorial Day weekend-late Oct. Half-day excursions depart Wed.-Thurs. and Sun. at 10 a.m., early July-early Aug. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.