Chama is a small town in Rio Arriba County in the US state of New Mexico.Sie located on the eponymous river Rio Chama.Die city had in 2000, according to statistics office 1199 inhabitants. Once the city was a hub within a large narrow-gauge railway network through the Rocky Mountains. Today, there are only the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad to Antonito (Colorado) which was rescued after the closure of the route network of railroad enthusiasts as a heritage railway with a length of 103 kilometers.