Wild Flower Special
CUMBRES & TOLTEC Scenic Railroad Wild Flower Special-
Featuring Unique Mountain Botanicals along our tracks– Sunday August 21st
Join us for a unique all-day 64 mile train trip from Antonito, Colorado to Chama, New Mexico to study the unique Southern Rocky Mountain ecosystems along the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.
A luxury Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad motor coach will return passengers to their originating terminal by highway, offering yet a different route showcasing beauty of the Southern Rockies.
Passengers may choose to ride the motor coach from Chama to Antonito in the morning (check with reservation agent for motor coach departure time) or return to Antonito by motor coach after train arrival at Chama.
Our special Wild Flower train will travel through most of the Life Zones found in the Southern Rockies, with several stops planned to view the landscapes and plants found along our route. The train will consist of covered coaches with comfortable seats for all passengers, plus a concession car and two open observation cars available to all passengers.
The train will be staffed with experts in the ecology, climatology, plants, and natural and human history unique to this region. Everyone, from the casual observer to expert botanist, will enjoy a memorable learning experience on the trip.
Included in the ticket price is our wonderful lunch at Osier, as well as a guidebook prepared especially for the trip. Other guidebooks and plant guides for the region will be available for purchase on the train and at Osier. Come ride with us for a leisurely day of enjoying and learning about the special and beautiful natural environment along our railroad.
The Wild Flower Special is scheduled to depart the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad Depot at Antonito, Colorado at 8:00 AM on Sunday, August 21st, arriving at Chama, New Mexico at approximately 4:00 PM.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad luxury motor coach service is included from either Chama to Antonito in the morning or from Chama to Antonito after arrival of the train in Chama in the afternoon.
Seating is limited, so early reservations are advised.
Wild Flower & Botanical Train Ticket Costs:
- $161 – Adult
- $120 – Student with School ID or Child Age 2-12
Train ride, motor coach ride, lunch at Osier and Botany Train Guidebook are included in ticket price.
Please call 1-888-286-2737 for reservations.