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Phone 800-517-9618
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Driving Directions taosskivalley/getting-here
Events Calendar taosskivalley/events
Elevation 9,321′

New Growth
With new ownership, Taos has embarked on an exciting phase of development. This includes building a new high speed quad chair lift, the new Blake Hotel, renovation of the Bavarian, The Phoenix Restaurant, the Children’s Center and Gondolita, stream restoration and underground improvements. It’s a great time to come and check out the changes reinvigorating the Ski Valley. With change, comes construction and sometimes dust and yet, the Ski Valley provides a cooler, quieter haven nestled above the Town of Taos. Come hike, bike, climb or sit on the deck of one of Taos Ski Valley’s Summer dining spots, enjoy the sound of the Rio Hondo, take it all in. Change is in the air!

Summer
Beat the heat at 9,300 feet with summer in Taos Ski Valley; it’s a breath of fresh air…literally. The valley and village are alive with music performances, educational programs and outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and fishing. View Summer Activities here

Summer Events
Come up for a hike at Northside Recreation or one of the many weekend activities happening each month. From a music concert at the St.Bernard, to Bacon & Brews on the Blake plaza or Summer Wine Tasting or the challenging up & Over 10k Trail Run, there is a wide variety of events to peak your interest and connect to the Ski Valley this Summer. View Full Event Calendar

Winter
Taos Ski Valley, renowned for its expert terrain, also includes a tremendous number of beginner and intermediate runs. Off the ski slopes, enjoy tubing on Strawberry Hill; take a guided full moon snowshoe hike; race up a snowmobile trail; or kick back in a hot tub. Kids have a blast at the Children’s Center. View Winter Activities here

Driving Directions from Taos to Taos Ski Valley
Travel north on US 64/Paseo Del Pueblo Norte until you reach the stoplight intersection of US 64/NM 522/NM 150. Turn right onto NM 150. Passing through the tiny town of Arroyo Seco, stay on NM 150, which takes you to the ski area parking lots. Click here for detailed driving directions

PLACES TO STAY IN TAOS SKI VALLEY
Taos Ski Valley is a place where you can check your worries at the door, warm your bones in an outdoor hot tub, relax by a crackling fire and enjoy the amazing beauty of high alpine New Mexico. From quaint cabins and chalets to slopeside condos or comfy bed and breakfasts.
LODGING AVAILABLE IN TAOS SKI VALLEY
From quaint cabins and chalets to slopeside hotels and condos or comfy bed and breakfasts, there are many lodging options in the Village of Taos Ski Valley
DINING IN TAOS SKI VALLEY
Taos Ski Valley has an impressive choice of dining options available year round. During the winter months and ski season on mountain dining options are available. The Resort center itself boasts an array of coffee houses, sweet stores fine dining and family dining. Visit the market for supplies and package liquor. There is no need to leave the mountain, Taos Ski Valley has it all.
192 THE BLAKE
This is your space to connect while savoring shareable dishes and inspired wines. This inviting dining room radiates international flare—rustic European alpine architecture folded into colorful New Mexican design.
THE BAVARIAN RESTAURANT
You’ll find Bavarian hospitality at its warmest in our acclaimed restaurant, where a wait staff clad in lederhosen and dirndls dispenses German specialties in an ambience of pure Gemütlichkeit at the base of Taos Ski Valley.
BLONDE BEAR TAVERN
Offering refined European alpine cuisine with a devotion to seasonality and local ingredients. Our staff embodies northern New Mexico’s warm hospitality: expert service with a casual approach.
BLACK DIAMOND ESPRESSO
Black Diamond Espresso is your place in Taos Ski Valley to enjoy exceptional espresso, coffee and mochas. We are the hot chocolate experts offering a fiesta of choices including dark, white and Mexican.
BUMPS MARKET AND BURRITO BAR
Located in the resort center Bumps Market stocks grocery items, beer, wine, liquor and tobacco products. Burrito Bar – made to order burritos for breakfast and lunch and several other to-go selections.
CAFE NARANJA
Located in what was The Edelweiss Deli, Café Naranja offers diner style bar seating in the café for skiers trying to get first chair, as well as a formal dining room where families can start the day together before a big day of skiing.
HONDO RESTAURANT AT THE SNAKEDANCE
Historic Hondo Restaurant is a cozy atmosphere for family and friends to enjoy a meal together. We offer an affordable après -ski menu and an exciting lighter fare dinner menu accompanied by our hand-picked wine list.
HOTEL ST. BERNARD RESTAURANT
Dining at the Hotel St. Bernard is unforgettable. The Rathskeller Bar is a local favorite and open to all. In addition to one of the finest wine cellars in the Southwest, our guests also enjoy a full bar.
MOLLY'S CREPE ESCAPE
Stop in for a fast, casual, and healthy crepe menu or scrumptious artisan chocolates and gourmet coffee. Molly and her crepe crew have been serving fresh, made-to-order, savory and sweet crepes in the Taos Ski Valley since 2008.
MARTINI TREE BAR
Located mere steps away from List 1, the Martini Tree is your place to enjoy great apres ski specials accompanied by live music and sports programming. Live music Thursday to Sunday and holidays.
PIZZA SHACK
A cozy little shack located in the base area of Taos Ski Valley. Serving up fresh hand tossed pizza, pasta and southern style BBQ. We offer beer & wine. Dine-in, carry-out or we deliver,
RHODA'S RESTAURANT
Your new favorite spot to grab a burger or sample fresh New Mexican cuisine. Enjoy Rhoda’s carefully selected New Mexican food, wine list, local micro brews and craft cocktails. Located slope-side in the resort center, easily accessible.
STRAY DOG CANTINA
Serving delicious Northern New Mexican food in the Taos Ski Valley for 25 years. We are especially famous for our 100% flame roasted red and green chile. The Margaritas are legendary as well, made with fresh lime juice and agave tequila.
TAOS MESA BREWING AT TAOS SKI VALLEY
Along with six taps we feature at the Taos Ski Valley Taproom you’ll find our partnership beer, the Kachina Peak Pale Ale. This beer is brewed for those who crave adventure and prefer to live life elevated.
TENDERFOOT KATIE'S FRESH MARKET
Located in the resort center at the base of Lift #1, the Tenderfoot Katie marketplace offers affordable grab and go breakfasts and lunches as well as an abundance of unique made to order options.
THE WHISTLESTOP CAFE
Whistlestop Café is an elusive quick stop located mid-mountain on Whitefeather, near chair lift 2 and chair lift 6. The perfect place for families to grab a bite and a drink before heading back onto the slopes.
SHOPPING IN TAOS SKI VALLEY
The Village of Taos Ski Valley boasts five specialty ski shops with highly-trained ski technicians to help you buy or rent equipment. One-of-a-kind gifts, local jewelry, fine art, and warm woolen apparel can all be found in our base area. Stock your condo with groceries and margarita fixings from our local market. Catch up on the latest outdoor fashions, the warmest boots or just browse the racks as you dream of your next run.
ALPINE XTREME
Taos Ski Valley’s newest and only ski-in/ski-out ski shop. The best location to buy, rent and service your equipment. Taos Ski Valley’s best staff and best selection can outfit you from head-to-toe.
ANDEAN SOFTWARE
An impressive collection of wearable art and clothing made primarily by artisans from Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador. Since 1984.
BOOT DOCTORS
Taos’ premiere skishop featuring the finest lines in skis, snowboards, ski boots, clothing and accessories. In the Summer we offer a unique selection of high quality functional and fashionable clothing, outerwear, shoes and boots.
BOX CANYON
Made in New Mexico souvenirs, gifts, and local art. Cards, toys, snacks, candy and sundries. United States Post Office and other business services. Your friendly one-stop shop.
COLD SMOKE PHOTOGRAPHY - ON MOUNTAIN PHOTOGRAPHY
Our photographers can be found on the mountain daily from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, weather permitting. See us at the top of chair lift #2 for family photos, couple shots and groups.
COTTAM'S SKI SHOPS
With four locations, Cottam’s Ski Shop has been New Mexico’s favorite family-owned ski shop since 1976. Known for exceptional customer service, convenient locations, wide selection of goods & equipment, and unbeatable prices.
LE SKI MASTERY
Whether it's a new pair of skis, a pair of boots custom-fitted with footbed, a ski outfit, gloves, goggles, glasses or a pair of demo skis precisely tuned, Le Ski Mastery is your source to be outfitted properly for a great day on the slopes
MESAS EDGE
We represent over 40 local and regional artists' Studio art jewelry, Native American jewelry, Pueblo pottery, Navajo wood carvings, and more.
TAOS SPORTS RENTAL SHOP
Our experienced staff will provide you with everything you need to stay warm, look great, and ski/ride better. We have the best selection of skis, boards, boots, and outerwear. Expert boot fitting and precisely tuned demos.
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