Hidden away in a little-known corner of the southern Rocky Mountains is a precious historic artifact of the American West. Built in 1880 and little changed since, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is the most spectacular example of steam era mountain railroading in North America.

Directions to the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad

Cumbres & Toltec

The C&TS is located along the Colorado-New Mexico border, with terminals in Antonito, Colorado and Chama, New Mexico. Refer to the map below for general highway directions. Also for suggested itineraries check out northcentralnm.com for full listing of activities, attractions and events. Coming in from the North, you can also check out alamosa.org for information on the San Luis Valley.

The nearest major airports are Albuquerue International Sunport in New Mexico and Denver International Airport in Colorado. You can also fly into Alamosa, Colorado from Denver International Airport .

Getting to Antonito. Antonito is on US Highway 285, 28 miles south of Alamosa, Colorado, and 115 miles north of Santa Fe. The depot is located at the intersection of US Highway 285 and CO Highway 17, on the southern edge of town. Consult the map to the side for highway directions to town. Physical Address: 5234 B Hwy 285, Antonito, CO 81120.

Getting to Chama. Chama is on US Highway 64/84, 47 miles east of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, 95 miles west of Taos, and 108 miles north of Santa Fe. The station is in the center of town along NM Highway 17. Consult the map to the side for highway directions. Physical Address: 500 Terrace Avenue, Chama, NM 87520

Road Conditions. Construction projects may delay your journey to Chama or Antonito. Allow plenty of time to arrive at your originating station by 20-30 minutes before the boarding time shown on your ticket. Our trains and motor coaches leave promptly.