An authentic Colorado experience on the rails climbing the steep grades of the Southern Rockies. See sweeping rugged mountain vistas and a variety of wildlife while enjoying tales of railroad and mining history as we travel over La Veta pass in air- conditioned comfort. Come see why USA Today named us a Top Ten Ride.
This train operates on select dates Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Additional departures can be added for groups of 20 or more.
Departs Alamosa: Depart 9:30 am | Returns: 5:30 pm
NOTE: Weekend train rides between Alamosa and Fir are offered in combination with the Mountain Rails Live Summer Concert Series
Our excursion trains offer a great seat on select weekdays during the summer. Prepare to discover history, mining tales, wildlife sightings, geology and did we mention bears? Come see why USA Today named us a Top Ten Ride.
See the Rockies on the longest and highest standard gauge railroad in Colorado! Depart from the historic Alamosa depot and travel over the majestic LaVeta Pass to the mountain town of LaVeta to explore the quaint downtown before the return trip. Revel in the wildlife and natural beauty of the storied Southern Rockies.
Our retro dome cars have seating in a glass sunlit dome top to take in all the beautiful scenery traveling over La Veta Pass in fully air-conditioned comfort.
Our Club cars have a full-service bar and armchair – type seating and full air conditioning.
All excursions operate with an open-air car as well.
Onboard food and beverage service is available throughout the day, made to order right on board your train.
Note: Weekday excursion rides in first class include access to the entire train including the Dome Car and Club Car lounge and bar, and the open-air car.
Weekend train rides are available between Alamosa and the summit at Fir, in combination with our Concert Series.
When riding first class on our Excursion trains you can explore our dome, club and open air cars.
Child (2-12 yrs) $89
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