Byway Points of Interest

Welcome to Tracks Across Borders Byway, your gateway to adventure and discovery through southwest Colorado and northern New Mexico. Whether you’re drawn to the excitement of gaming and entertainment or the tranquility of exploring cultural heritage sites, we invite you to embark on a journey unlike any other by exploring these points of interest.


Sky Ute Casino

Located on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation, the Sky Ute Casino is owned and operated by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. Experience hours of entertainment, enjoy several dining options, and 140 luxury rooms. 

Wild Horse Casino & Hotel

Located in Dulce, New Mexico, the Wild Horse Casino & Hotel is an entertainment hot spot in the scenic mountains of Northern New Mexico. Enjoy gaming, dining, shopping, and a full-service hotel.

National Monuments

Chimney Rock National Monument

For the complete Byway experience, visit Chimney Rock National Monument, an undiscovered gem and intimate, off-the-beaten-path archaeological site located at the southern edge of the San Juan Mountains in Southwestern Colorado, 30 minutes southwest of Pagosa Springs.


Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum

Located in Ignacio, Colorado, the Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum helps foster understanding and respect for the unique origin, culture, language, history, and way of life of the Núuchi (Ute People). Experience events, exhibits, archives, a library, and an art market that will educate and inspire.


Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

Located in Chama, New Mexico, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is a National Historic Landmark. Experience the highest and most authentic steam railroad in North America, covering 64 miles and traveling through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Rocky Mountain West.

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

With opportunities to ride from Durango or Silverton, Colorado, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad provides an opportunity to relive the “Golden Age” on this National Historic Landmark. Step back in time and experience the ruggedly beautiful San Juan National Forest while observing awesome mountain vistas.


Navajo Lake State Park

Experience Colorado’s second-largest lake with multiple campgrounds, tow marinas, and two boat docks. Navajo Lake State Park is the perfect rest stop to stretch your legs, enjoy nature, and view wildlife during your Byway adventures.