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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

500 South Terrace Avenue, Chama, NM 87520
+1 888-286-2737
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fantastic journey to the past in the slow lane

This is an adventure no one should miss. The scenery is gorgeous , the train is a jewel and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kerrville, Texas
Splurge on the Premium Car!

The Cumbres & Toltec Railroad experience was excellent - beautiful scenery - interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Madison, WI
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
500 South Terrace Avenue, Chama, NM 87520
+1 888-286-2737

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an adventure no one should miss. The scenery is gorgeous , the train is a jewel and the staff are top notch.

Thank dwinningham
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Cumbres & Toltec Railroad experience was excellent - beautiful scenery - interesting attraction. It was totally worth it to splurge on the premium car -- our server was knowledgeable and accommodating and the little extras were fun (coffee mug, tote bag, soft drinks, breakfast...More

Thank WiWeezie
Reviewed 5 days ago

This historic train ride and route is beautiful! Take the whole trip if you have time! It seems like you might be bored being on a train for several hours, but the scenery changes so frequently and there is wildlife everywhere, that when the trip...More

Thank gcbmoh
Reviewed 5 days ago

This small town has a jewel in having this attraction in their midst! I was impressed by the service and schedule of this train. They are very prompt in boarding, leaving each station, arrivals, and departures! I purchased the Parlor Car ticket, mainly because I...More

1  Thank cooker72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here not knowing what to expect and it was way more then we imagined! Highly recommended!!! Lunch was great too. Beautiful scenery ❤️

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great trip; however, I would ONLY make this trip in the parlor car, away from kids and it's private. The parlor car is very nice, individual chairs that face OUT; you have your own private waiter who knows everything about the area...More

2  Thank cherylgiraffe
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rode the full day from Chama to Antonito. It was well worth the price. I even liked the dinner halfway through at the stop in the mountains. It was a cafeteria style serving, but it was really good. All you can eat, but I...More

1  Thank AceOutlaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Next time we do this we will only go half way & then take the train back to Chama. Second half of train ride was dull a couple of a tunnels and a canyon and nothing but high desert. If I want high desert I...More

1  Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode the train north from Chama for the full 64 mile trip. On the first part of the trip we were double headed due to the 4% grade. At about the mid point of the journey we stopped for a wonderful lunch. The scenery...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful day. We have also taken the narrow-gauge railroad from Durango to Silverton. Both are excellent. The scenery around Chama is different from what you see around Durango: fewer steep, rugged slopes; more beautiful mountain valleys. We saw a herd of about...More

1  Thank Pamela H
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Kathy A
2 July 2017|
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Response from Carol C | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed both parts. We went through two tunnels. The scenery is still beautiful. You will see a lot of sage brush but I thought that was also pretty.
26 May 2017|
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Response from jaduckcoin | Reviewed this property |
You ask a good question. Every ones answer may be different. As for us we went from Chama to Antonito but you can do it the other way if you want. Depends on the vacation & state your in. This trip was our 33rd in doing... More