town of red river

Ph. 575-754-3030
Elevation: 8,750 feet

Red River, New Mexico is a mountain vacation destination for skiers, hikers, bikers, fishermen, and families looking to relax and reconnect in a small town.

From zip-lining to fly-fishing, the Town of Red River offers countless activities for every season. Breathtaking scenery and diverse terrain await exploration.


A welcoming ski town

Red RiverRed River is a welcoming ski town:  It’s steeped in history, the attitude is laid back, people are friendly and, best of all, Red River Ski & Summer Area’s chairlifts are a short walk from Main Street. State-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming make Red River Ski & Summer Area one of the best places to ski in the Southwest

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It’s Cooler Up Here

Red RiverHere the vacation begins on your terms, with the options of hiking the ski area, mountain tubing, summer chair rides, disc golf, mountain biking, dining at the ski area, or a stroll along the river, and around town you can shop along Main Street, participate in summer events, play in the parks or have a picnic

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Stay in Red River

Red RiverWhether you desire a slope-side hotel suite, a charming bed and breakfast inn, luxurious mountain lodge or a rustic mountain cabin, you’ll be greeted with Red River hospitality, no matter where you stay. No matter where you go or where you stay, making you feel welcome is what Red River is all about.

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Grab a Bite

Red RiverFrom one end of town to the other, Red River offers a multitude of culinary delights – all in a relaxed mountain resort atmosphere. From intimate bistros and cafes to the finest steakhouses anywhere to fast food for a quick refueling. Mexican, Italian, American, pizza, burgers, continental, barbecue, donuts, pastries …

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Function to Fashion

Red RiverWouldn’t you love to find a shop unlike any you’ve ever seen? Proud owners have put their unique stamp on stores throughout Red River’s Main Street. Besides ski shops with everything you’ll need to hit the slopes, Red River’s shops feature unique apparel, fine art, gorgeous jewelry, souvenirs, specialty items – whatever you’re looking for, Red River has it.

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Directions from Taos to Red River

Just 36 miles from the Town of Taos


At the US-64, 150, 522 Junction stay straight onto NM-522 N for 20.1 miles. Turn right onto NM-38 E and drive 12.2 miles

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Enchanted Circle Driving Tour

This National Forest Scenic Byway that circles around Wheeler Peek, is the most popular tour in the area.

Red River Memorial Motorcycle Rally

Get ready for the rumble as 20,000 bikers from all different backgrounds line Main Street for one lively party.

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