Rio Grande Scenic Railroad operates a number of different routes around Southern Colorado. It runs year round, with summer as the peak. It connects the towns of Alamosa, Fort Garland and La Veta, CO.
There are specialty trips, like the Summer Concert Series mid June to late August, featuring live music acts, or the Brewfest featuring tasty craft beer. The annual Photographer’s Train runs in September, and features outstanding, autumn photo opportunities.
Depots – Alamosa, Fir Summit, Fort Garland, La Veta, Monte Vista
- Concert & Excursion Trains – late May-late September, Runs most Fridays – Sundays (Concerts mid June-late August); Departs from Alamosa or La Veta; Steam Powered; A diesel powered train runs select dates from October – April.
- Cumbres Connection – late May-early September, Runs most Wednesdays-Sundays Departs from Alamosa for Antonito (connects with Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad); Diesel Powered;
- Valley Steam Flyer – mid June-mid August, Runs most Thursdays; Departs Alamosa for Monte Vista; Steam Powered
Address: 610 State St, Alamosa
Phone: 877-726-7245 | 719-587-0520
Season: Year round
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