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 ...
... stick when you hike, and don't leave small children outside alone. Heard that one before! Early one morning Aimee opened the trailer door to go outside and definitely heard something in the bushes. She rushed back in trying to tell Bruce without alarming the kids. Bruce grabbed the broom (not sure how much help that would be against a mountain lion!) and opened the door to check. He's scared ...
... 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 ...
... 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