Once a rugged mining metropolis of nearly 3,000 people, the town of Red River has transformed to a quaint mountain town of about 500 people. The town now acts a home base for a wide range of nearby outdoor adventures. Whether you visit us in Summer or Winter, Red River is gorgeous in any season and we have the perfect Red River lodging option for your ideal vacation.
Winter Sports: The town of Red River is located at the base of the Red River Ski and Summer Area. Often referred to as the "Ski Town of the Southwest," Red River provides a great variety of options for getting out and enjoying the snow. Red River has miles of groomed snowmobile trails and of course boasts some of the nations best skiing, the nearby resort offers a number of great runs for skiers of all ability levels.
Summer Sports: While the rest of the Southwest heats up in the summer, Red River remains a cool mountain retreat. Summer in Red River, New Mexico is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the beauty of nature. Head to the foothills for hiking and mountain biking trails or adventure off-road for some exciting and scenic ATV riding.
Hunting/Fishing: This mountain area is home to a wide variety of game animals, including elk, mule deer, bear and bobcats. Nearby rivers and lakes offer plenty of opportunities for anglers to cast their lines in search of a wide variety of trout. Ask us about guided hunting and fishing expeditions in the area.
Beautiful Scenery: Red River is nestled in New Mexicos's Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the southernmost sub-range of the Rocky Mountains. Spanish for the "Blood of Christ," the Sangre de Cristo Mountain are said to have gotten their name from the beautiful red color of the range at sunrise and sunset. The area offers rugged, rocky terrain and features beautiful, green high sierra foliage. If you're looking for a quiet mountain retreat with beautiful views, come take in the serenity of Red River.