The West

Track the West’s best seasonal colors aboard a fall foliage train


Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad runs through the mountain's forested foothills.
Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad runs through the mountain’s forested foothills. © Discover Lewis County

Colorado


Alamosa, Colorado
Rio Grande Scenic Railroad

Fall Colors Explorer Trains operate Saturdays and Sundays, September 9th through October 14th (no train on October 7th).Telephone: +1 (877) 726-7245.

Antonito, Colorado
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

Fall Colors Special Trains operate Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, September 22nd through October 1st.Telephone: +1 (888) 286-2737.

Durango, Colorado
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Fall Photographer’s Trains operate Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 22nd through 24th.Telephone: +1 (888) 872-4607.

Georgetown, Colorado
Georgetown Loop Railroad

Fall Colors Trains operate daily in September and through October 15th; Saturdays and Sundays only, October 21st though 29th.Telephone: +1 (888) 456-6777.

Manitou, Colorado
Pike’s Peak Cog Railway

Trains operate daily in September and October; check with railway for best foliage viewing days.Telephone: +1 (719) 685-5401.
 

Oregon

Odell, Oregon
Mount Hood Railroad

Harvest Fall Festival Trains operate Saturdays and Sundays, October 7th through October 15th.Telephone: +1 (800) 872-4661.

Wheeler, Oregon
Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

Fall Splendor Excursion Trains operate Saturdays and Sundays, September 30th through October 29th.Telephone: +1 (503) 842-7972.

Sumpter, Oregon
Sumpter Valley Railroad

Fall Colors Trains operates Friday, October 13th; Photographer’s Weekend Trains, Saturday and Sunday, October 14th and 15th. Telephone: +1 (866) 894-2268.
 

Utah

Heber City, Utah
Heber Valley Railroad

Trains operate daily except Sundays and Mondays in September and October; check with railway for best foliage viewing days.Telephone: +1 (435) 654-5601.
 

Washington


Yacolt, Washington
Chelatchie Prairie Railroad

Steam Fall Leaves Special Trains operate Saturday and Sunday, October 14th and 15th.Telephone: +1 (360) 686-3559.

Elbe, Washington
Mount Rainier Scenic Railway

Trains operate Saturdays and Sundays in September and through October 22nd; check with railway for best foliage viewing days. Telephone: +1 (888) 783-2611.