Rainbow Trout Ranch
Travel Blogs from Antonito
... 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 ...
... and the day could easily slip away from you. We did feel it may be better suited to our "empty nest" trip which keeps getting bigger and bigger!
On the highway to Los Ojos we saw a large herd of bison which we haven't seen thus far on the trip. We pulled over awhile and watched them grazing. We continued on to Heron Lake State Park where we would be spending Caleb's birthday. When ...
Saturday was the best day of the trip yet! From our campground in Antonito, Colorado, we drove to the depot for the Cumbres and Toltec Railroad, one of the centerpieces of our trip planning. We walked around the yard for a while taking pictures. Walt even got up in the cab of the 487, the engine for Train 216, and talked to the engineer, taking some pictures there, while I tracked down a detailed route map. When it got close to departure time, we ...
... line where I was to meet Scott, I started looking for a place to replenish my water supply. One of the picturesque, high-mountain valleys I was driving through had a tiny little community with a restaurant/grocery market.
... scenery is delightful. I could live in this place (until it hits 20 below in the winter). I'll try to post a few more pics and videos. What a classic ride - should be even more memorable in the fall when the aspens turn golden!
Click on the video below to get a taste of the train ride, and the countryside.
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet