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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

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Address: 5234 B Hwy. 285, Antonito, CO 81120
Phone Number: 888-CUMBRES
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Activities: Group tours/train, Hiking, Viewing foliage
Description: Built in 1880 and little changed since, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic...
Built in 1880 and little changed since, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is the finest and most spectacular example of steam era mountain railroading in North America. Its equipment, structures and vast landscape exist today as if frozen in the first half of the 20th century.
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Wonderful train trip

Wonderful "old fashioned" train trip. We upgraded to the Parlor car, which will be the last car on the train. It was expensive, but a wonderful experience. We took the bus to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Wonderful "old fashioned" train trip. We upgraded to the Parlor car, which will be the last car on the train. It was expensive, but a wonderful experience. We took the bus to Chama, and the train back over the mountains to Antonito. It was beautiful! The train was awesome, the views were out of this world. So pretty! Service in... More 

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Seabrook
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Took this trip from Antonito to Chama. Full day adventure on this Train through special areas of southern Colorado into northern New Mexico. The train cars are very comfortable that gives spectacular views from many directions. The wild flowers were everywhere in full bloom. Some varieties were new to me. I could not stop clicking pictures. On the switchbacks, you... More 

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Lincoln, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My husband and I rode the steam train from Antonito to Chama. We upgraded to the Parlor car and had a wonderful experience, shared with other train passengers. Yes, as other reviews have said, it is a little pricey, but they failed to mention that your stop in Osier (about half way) includes lunch. A very enjoyable complete turkey or... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My husband and I first rod this train on our honeymoon in 1998. We came back for our anniversary and loved our ride. We splurged for the Parlor Car, which was quite an upgrade from coach. We were surprised the train was not sold out, considering it's summer. I think they have priced themselves out of riders. The prices even... More 

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Yellville, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Great Steam Train ride especially in the fall when the Aspin are turning their bright gold. We ride from Chama as we have a cabin in that area. Well worth the time.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I know Durango Silverton is fabulous but this ride just has something extra special about it. The history alone is awesome but the scenery unbeatable. You stop half way through for lunch and then back on to finish the ride. I can't wait to go back.

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

What a nice way to spend a summer day. Relaxful,educational,beautiful,and just doggone good. Nice full turkey dinner for lunch with all the trimmings. Informative for all including the young.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We took the train from Antonito to Osier and back. The work they have done to restore the train is fantastic. We were in the parlour car and it was magnificent. The attendant was always there to share information about what we were seeing along the way and to meet our every needs. The light snack provided as we started... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We did Antonito to Osier & returned the same way. Parlor car is well worth the extra money. Maria was our fabulous attendant/docent. She is a local & was truly well informed, helpful, cheerful & attentive. Highly recommend.

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Everyone was very nice. The scenery is gorgeous and our train engineer was great. The docents in the open car were very knowledgeable. We were with our six year old grandson and he was over the top with the ride. We went from Antonito to Chama with a stop at Osier for lunch, which was pretty good. I would recommend... More 

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Address: 5234 B Hwy. 285, Antonito, CO 81120
Phone Number: 888-CUMBRES
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Antonito

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