The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad is proud to bring back to the stage the Flying W Wranglers in June & September 2013. They are the first series of the Mountain Rails Live Concerts for the 2013 season. The Wranglers performed for tens of thousands of people since 1955 when they joined the Flying W Ranch. They have become an integral part of its western hospitality and traditions.
Monte Vista Crane Festival For the past 2,000 years, the Monte Vista Wildlife Refuge has witnessed the migration of thousands of sandhill cranes. This year the 31st Annual Monte Vista Crane Festival will be March 7-9, and will be educational as well as fun. They will have an arts & crafts fair, bus tours, and educational lectures at the Middle School by biologists & wildlife experts