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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

5234 B Hwy 285, Antonito, CO 81120
888-CUMBRES
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Antonito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads, Scenic Drives
Activities: Group tours/train, Hiking, Viewing foliage
Traveler Description: The Galloping Goose runs over the Cumbres and Toltec narrow gauge rails in the Spring and Fall.  It leaves well before the regularly scheduled train... more »
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I've been on this train ride many times. I don't live too far, so anytime I'm really stressed, I make it a weekend getaway. It's a very long ride, with varying landscapes and sights, and especially in the fall, when the trees are turning, it's beautiful. The little snack bar is nice, and the people who work there are usually... More

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GRAND JUNCTION
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This fall the colors were great. We hit the right day. It was a trip of a life time. It was well worth the time and effort. Even without the fall color, this is an interesting trip.

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Evergreen, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Beautiful scenery, what a wonderful way to see the Colorado fall colors. Would be a beautiful trip no matter the season, will ride again in summer next year after experiencing a fall ride this year. Riding in the open car is our preferred method of travel but it is nice to be able to go into the covered cars if... More

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Hutchinson, Kansas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We drove to Colorado to ride the railroad before heading south into New Mexico. I spoke to a lady on the phone the day before, as soon as we got to Alamosa. She said they hardly had any reservations, just get there early the next day. We got there and they only had 1 spot open. The lady that morning... More

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Payson, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Spectacular Colorado and New Mexico Mountain scenery up and over the pass on a vintage steam train. Bring your warm coat even in the summer. The railroad, even though a hundred years old is in very good and safe condition. People running the railroad are friendly and will do everything to make your trip enjoyable. And the included lunch in... More

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Peoria, Arizona, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Friendly staff. Beautiful scenery from high desert to pine & aspen filled mountains! Old steam train is an awesome step back in history . (I would not let elderly or real young go from car to car though) I recommend the entire trip not a half way, it's worth it.

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The railroad tour is a wonderful ride to see the autumn colors of the area. It is restful and beautiful riding an old time steam engine train.

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Norwalk, CT
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124 reviews 124 reviews
53 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We rode in coach on this magnificent train back in August after reading TripAdvisor reviews. The train itself was amazing and in great shape. Our docent, James Joyce, was very friendly, helpful, and well informed about the train and its history. We really enjoyed the train's open air car, which was great for enjoying the scenery. They have snacks on... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Train very comfortable and service very good. Scenery and color spectacular. Learned some history. Lunch buffet was hot and tasty. Excellent photographic opportunities. Saw deer, antelope, elk, and a cowboy riding with his dog at his side. The Toltec Gorge was most impressive.

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Blountville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

If you like wonderful scenery and an old time railroad trip be sure to take this train. It had great views of the trip from Chama, NM to Antonito, CO. For those movie buffs, it is the train that young Indiana Jones rode at the beginning of his 3rd movie. Go and enjoy.

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