Raton Pass

Raton Pass - Las Animas County, Colorado / Colfax County, New Mexico - 7,881 feet
(other name - Cimarron)
Raton Creek to north. Railroad Canyon to south.

I-25 south of Trinidad
pavement - road bike

#13 - photos by Randy Bishop, 04/23/2005

Vintage 1929 bronze marker at the summit.

Vintage 1929 bronze marker at the summit.

At the summit.

At the summit, looking north toward Spanish Peaks.

Google Earth view.

photo by Karl Zuercher, 07/31/2015

At the summit, looking north. Notice the new green Raton Pass sign.

From United States Board on Geographic Names:
Feature Name ID Class County State Latitude Longitude Ele(ft) Map BGN Date Entry Date
Raton Pass 898411 Gap Colfax NM 365928N 1042912W 7798 Raton - 13-NOV-1980

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Last modified: December 6, 2015