Red River New Mexico was a successful mining town back in the day. When Red River New Mexico was first discovered by fur trappers and explorers gold, silver and copper mines were sculpted into the mountain. At that time the economy began flourishing and the population started growing rapidly. Abandoned mining cabins were rented out to the town's visitors, many who were seeking respite from the flatland's intense heat. Red River New Mexico was characterized as a "mountain playground" in the later 1920's and 1930's, enjoyed a hearty economy due to its tourism designation and remains a busy yet quaint resort town today.
Red River New Mexico Ski area is found at the southern
tip of the famed Rocky Mountains with ski
resorts dotting their entire expanse. There are events
happening all year long at Red River New Mexico ski area
but it's busiest time is in the winter when skiers
from all around congregate on the hills and ski to their
hearts content Some nearby attractions include the Enchanted Circle and its scenic byway and
Red River Canyon. Cities nearby Red River New Mexico is
located near Taos and is a short
drive to Angelfire ski area.
At Red River New Mexico ski hounds enjoy challenging runs accessible by 2 triple chairs, 4 double chairs and 1 surface tow which allows 7,920 lift capacity every hour to the hills 57 runs. There are also runs catering to beginner and moderate level skiers. Top elevation of the Red River New Mexico ski area reaches an exciting 10,350 feet while the base elevation is at 8,750 feet with a vertical drop of 1,600 feet! Skiers seem pretty stoked about the 218 inches of average yearly snowfall and 87% of the terrain has snow-making services.
Red River New Mexico lodging is in abundance in the form of rustic lodges, delightful bed and breakfasts, a variety of hotels and mountain cabins in pristine settings. Many accommodations are located within walking distance to the lifts and the town's other plentiful amenities. Actually, some of the hills come to an end almost directly onto the main road so it's really not far at all to the main ski hill! Red River New Mexico lodging is available all year 'round as the town boasts four seasons of fun and activities.
With Red River New Mexico lodging the Alpine Lodge seems to be a visitors favorite
and acts as a retreat through all the seasons. Centrally
located on the main street and situated on 4 well-kept
acres, the lodge has 46 clean and tidy guest rooms at
affordable prices and offers one to four bedroom units
making it a popular haunt for families. The lodge is located
right along the river and is across the road from the
mountain's main chair lift cutting down travel time
to the hill for those who eat, sleep and breathe skiing
Located in the dazzling Sangre de Cristo Yellow
Rose Bed and Breakfast promises guests will "feel
spoiled and return home with a renewed spirit".
This popular choice for Red River New Mexico lodging affords
guests comfortable guestrooms defined by exquisite quilts,
down comforters, rich furnishings, an appealing and relaxing
atmosphere and a variety of dining options. This B&B
is nestled in a central yet quiet location and has great
views of the slopes which are within walking distance
to both of the chair lifts. Whatever your choice for Red
River lodging the area promises to surprise and delight
visitors all through the year.