The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad excursion train rides take you to high mountain valleys and rugged rock passes to see Colorado's unspoiled territory as it was centuries ago. Discover a Colorado few get to see from remote summits and plains to relive the golden age of railroads as you pass through charming and historic western towns in the heart of the San Luis Valley.
The La Veta Mountaineer excursion trains offer a great journey over the historic La Veta Pass. Pick the class of service, enjoy traditional railroad dining service and catch a ride full of train history, mining tales, wildlife sightings, and geology. Come see why USA Today named the RGSR a “Top Ten Ride”.
For a truly memorable experience buy a ticket for Mountain Rails Live and enjoy a outdoor summer concert like no other with a train ride to the Fir Summit Amphitheatre at 9,400 ft. This mountaintop stage is only accessible by train so even the artists ride up! Exciting national acts have included Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Judy Collins, Larry Gatlin, Pam Tillis, Shenandoah, Juice Newton, Suzy Bogguss and Michael Martin Murphy.
Wine Train Colorado runs on select Friday and Saturday nights throughout the year and features only Colorado wines in vintage railcars. Champagne Brunch trains run on Sunday afternoons on select dates with brunch menu offerings and a complimentary glass of Champagne.
Special Events include Rails & Ales Brewfest in June and Rails & Ales Oktoberfest as well as a Fall Colors Explorer for seasonal fun! View website for dates and details.
Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 1-877-726-RAIL. Rides run on various dates throughout the year so visit the website for current schedule.