Rainbow Trout Ranch
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Hot tub
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Rainbow Trout Ranch Antonito
Travel Blogs from Antonito
... organsation was so professinal. Linton and I spent most of the all-day journey standing up in the open carriage copping all the soot and smoke. It bought back so many memories from our childhood.
More soon, I hope. And some photos too. Today was Day 9 of our road trip so I have some catching up to do.
Lynn and Linton
... the Chama River, deer and elk hunting in the surrounding pine forests), and longtime ranching hub.
The major tourist draw these days is the scenic Cumbres & Toltec Railroad, the longest and highest narrow gauge railroad in the country. It runs for 64 miles between Chama and Antonito, Colorado, crisscrossing the two state lines 11 times. The steam engine powers vintage passenger cars and one open-air gondola car from May through mid-October. ...
... the various irrigation ditches around the farm that were originally dug in the 1840s when their family first settled this area with the Spanish.
Alex and I left Elena to finish up some farm work and we drove off to Great Sand Dunes National Park where North America’s largest sand dunes reside. They have formed over thousands of years in this green valley as bizarre cross winds have carried sand erosion through to air to drop it by the edge of the mountains. ...
... maybe even over a billion – they were possibly the most abundant mammal in North America.
Prairie dogs are very susceptible to bubonic plague and many wild colonies have been wiped out by it. The largest recorded prairie dog' town' covered some 25,000 square miles (65,000 square kilometers). That Texas town was home to perhaps four hundred million prairie dogs. Had a great ride south but cold coming home with solid rain for the last 20 miles. A great weekend....
... 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.