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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

500 South Terrace Avenue, Chama, NM 87520
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Old school train ride

Great scenery, good customer service, and nice experience. The lunch provided at Osier train... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jpatterson915
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El Paso, Texas
An Excellent Alternative to Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

If you love history, nostalgia, natural scenery and railroads, you simply MUST ride an antique... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sebbyboy
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Flower Mound, Texas
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“train ride” (141 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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500 South Terrace Avenue, Chama, NM 87520
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Reviewed yesterday

Great scenery, good customer service, and nice experience. The lunch provided at Osier train station was pretty good - your choice turkey or meatloaf. Beverages provided onboard to include beer and wine. Saw wildlife - elk, deer, fowl, etc. You can move about the different...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you love history, nostalgia, natural scenery and railroads, you simply MUST ride an antique, narrow gauge railroad at some point in your life. A great choice for children and grandchildren but adults alike. As background, I have ridden the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge...More

1  Thank Sebbyboy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Cumbres and Toltec is the best steam train experience in the country. Some people call it a “living museum”. That’s a perfect description of the railroad. It’s easy to step back in time when you ride the train. I highly recommend that you ride...More

Thank Phil B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is my second time on the train. The scenery is fabulous. The lunch stop at Oser was really good.

Thank Ron W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Took the Toltec Scenic Railroad and it was a pleasant scenic ride, then had lunch and rode the bus back. The view was spectacular .

Thank Jessie A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This vintage steam train ride carries one from NM to CO eleven times with signs along the way letting one know what state one is in. One can begin the trip in Chama, NM or Antonio, CO. It is a beautiful ride. The staff and...More

Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Old fashioned steam locomotive wends its way through mountains and prairies in Colorado and New Mexico. It's a bit long, but scenic and relaxing. They have enthusiastic volunteers who tell you about the trip throughout. The seats are comfortable and you can move around to...More

Thank yitz_1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This train takes you back and forth between Colorado and New Mexico with little signs along the way alerting you to the state you are in. I'm not much of a vintage train lover, but this was a beautiful trip. We started at Antonito, and...More

Thank PhyllisK392
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After taking the Durango to Silverton train several years ago, I had been anticipating this ride for a number of years. I finally got to cross it off my bucket list. Rode in the Parlor Car as it was for adults only as they served...More

1  Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were trying to find something to do for our 42nd wedding anniverary, and the wife discovered this. I wasn't too keen on the idea driving down from Denver, driving through the valley was boring, very little relief. When you first start out through the...More

1  Thank toohip
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Virginia G
7 June 2018|
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Response from mortravel | Reviewed this property |
There were lots of kids on the train. The regular car and the next upgrade admit children and the upgrade has tables. We saw kids drawing and playing games on the tables. Snacks are available for p There were a lot... More
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MarylinKK
3 June 2018|
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Response from DaveHalesowen | Reviewed this property |
Definitely Chama.
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STEVE N
13 May 2018|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Certainly. If they are minors they would need a responsible party to accompany them on the ride. The agents in either Chama or Antonito will be able to give you exact details for drop off and pickup.
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