Elkhorn Lodge

Address: Rt. 1, Box 45 , Chama, New Mexico, 87520, United States | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Rt. 1, Box 45 , Chama, is near Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.
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    Travel Blogs from Chama

    Family Time and Scenic Railway in Charming Chama

    A travel blog entry by jackandcece on Sep 23, 2014

    3 comments, 38 photos

    ... visit, he provided several firsthand accounts of railway history, back to the 1920s when the train originally hauled sheep, lumber, and coal. He worked on his father's ranch, tending up to1,000 sheep and recalled a time when tens of thousands of sheep grazed in the mountains surrounding the valley. The Great Depression wiped out many of those ranches and tough times fell on the area until a 1950's oil boom resurrected jobs and the railroad.

    We invited him ...

    Harley ride to Chama, New Mexico.

    A travel blog entry by aley48 on Jul 26, 2014

    12 comments, 28 photos

    Along with Willy & Trudy and Willy's 2 brothers and cousin, we rode to Chama and stayed on a Ranch which has a major problem with Prairie dogs. The Ranch is owned by relatives of Willy's brother's wife, Char.
    Prairie dogs are burrowing rodents that live in large colonies in the grasslands of central and western North America. Prairie dogs are named for their habitat and warning call, which sounds similar to a dog's bark. Once numbered in the hundreds of millions ...

    Ride into New Mexico

    A travel blog entry by aley48 on Sep 08, 2013

    10 photos

    ... peas from Char's garden at 7,800 ft altitude. Life's good!!!!
    'Chama' is the western terminus of the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad, a steam-driven, narrow gauge heritage railway which carries visitors to and from Osier, CO and Antonito, CO during the ...

    A Sure Thing

    A travel blog entry by patry on May 24, 2013

    1 comment, 12 photos

    ... later they returned exasperated and without a fish. Caleb said it was as if the fish were taunting them, jumping out of the water constantly but they only got a few nibbles. Caleb took it all in stride and ate some more treats, had some more screen time then finally headed to bed at the same time as us at 11pm. He said he still had a great birthday even though the fish "weren't a sure thing"!

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    Fall colors and steam

    A travel blog entry by wheelerlj on Oct 06, 2012

    37 photos

    ... we watched the train, snapped pictures then piled back into the truck and drove until we were ahead of the train and had a good vantage point, then waited for it to arrive and took more pictures. This was fun!! There were a dozen or more other vehicles doing the same thing. We didn't all stop at the same places every time, but at most of the spots there were at least two or three other vehicles. The people waving from the train began to recognize ...