Endless Summer Fun-Filled Activities & Events

Local activities for family and friends to enjoy while visiting the beautiful mountains of Red River, New Mexico.

Los Rios Runners

White Water Rafting company out of Taos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque that offer half day and full day tours down the Rio Grande river!!!
Location: 1033A Paseo del Pueblo Sur Taos, NM 87571
Phone: 575-776-8854
Toll Free: 800-554-1181

Red River Horse Stables

Guided horse back riding tours that last about an 1 hr that take you up into the mountains that surround Red River!
Location: 800 E. Main St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1700

Red River Offroad

Take your family on a 4 x 4 journey to remember! Sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenic beauty while the guide drives you through the aspen groves, ghost towns, and historic gold mines that surround Red River; or if you prefer to explore on your own, a UTV rental provides an opportunity to experience the beautiful, historic Red River area at your own pace.
Location: 500 A E. Main St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-6335

New Mexico Rafting Adventures

A fun area activity that family and friends will enjoy while visiting the beautiful mountains of Red River, New Mexico. With trips from half day and snacks to full days and full blown lunches!
Location: New Mexico 68 Embudo, NM 87531
Toll Free: 800-983-7756

Black Mountain Playhouse

A fun establishment for the entire family, from pool tables to roller skating!
Location: 305 Pioneer Rd. Red River, NM 87558
Toll Free: 800-821-2469

Classic Car Show

An event that usually takes place in early June where people from all over the country bring their cars to show off from the classics to modern-day lifted trucks, this event has them all!
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Independance Day/4th of July Weekend

Join us for a parade, barbecue and fun for the entire family during our nation`s greatest holiday!!!
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

River Brews & Blues Festival

Festival completely intertwined with great music, succulent food and beer with a laid-back atmosphere you won`t find anywhere else in New Mexico! Takes place at Red River Ski Area and some of Red River’s favorite bars.
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Fine Arts & Wine Festival

This laid back event features fine local arts, lots of gorgeous pottery, photography, wine sampling, silent auctions, and live music! A must attend!!!
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Family Encampment

A week full of bible teachings and study groups that set up their revival tents throughout Red River to help strengthen families and young people.
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Dulcimer Festival

This event is full of singing, concerts and lots of jamming out! If you like music come check it out.
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Red River Valley Buckaroo Ball

The Red River Valley Buckaroo Ball is an evening filled with cocktails, barbecues, live music, dancing, and both silent and live auctions with go solely to benefit the Red River Community Fund, a nonprofit created by and for the people of Red River.
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Hot Chili Days, Cool Mountain Nights Music Festival & Chili Cook Off

A weekend to remember!!! The chili cook-off is as fun as can be! With tastings of chili made all over the country, live music and fun!
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Enchanted Circle Century Tour

Cyclists from all over come to challenge themselves to ride the entire "Enchanted Circle" that surrounds our little mountain town.
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Aspencade Steampunk Arts & Crafts Fair

Browse through booths of hand-crafted items, jewelry, home furnishings, food, art, pottery, and specialty goods while you enjoy delicious food, live entertainment and the crisp air and changing colors of fall in Red River. This event also commemorates Red River’s 1895 founding in a unique way with a “Steampunk” theme – a mix of science fiction, the industrial revolution, romance, history, and fantasy – featuring a Steampunk fashion show and costume contest. Go to http://redriver.org/aspencade for contact info.
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Oktoberfest

The annual Oktoberfest at Brandenburg Park includes microbreweries (with voting for the best brews), food and craft vendors, German “OOMPAH” Polka music, activities for kids, a “Pub Crawl” and contests like Miss & Mr. Oktoberfest, stein holding, chicken dance, yodeling, brat eating and the Keg Karry! Admission is FREE and you can buy your commemorative taster mug or pint glass when you get to the park. Find out more at www.RedRiverOktoberfest.com.
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Hiking the Carson National Forest

Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Fishing the Red River and Surrounding Lakes and Ponds

May get fishing licenses at several places... Williams Trading Post Frye`s Old Town The Starr Trading Post Sitzmark Sports
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

ATV, UTV and Offroading Trails

Bring your own and ride up the surrounding trails that lead to Goose Lake, Greenie Peak, Middle Fork and East Fork, Forth of July Canyon, Old Red River Pass and much more!
Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Go-Kart City

Location: 317 W. Main St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-770-9901

Bingo in the Park

Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Memorial Day Weekend Motorcycle Rally

Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-1708
Toll Free: 877-885-3885

Annual Danny Romero Memorial Mud Bogg

During Mid June in the neighboring town of Questa, NM is where the mud boggs happen! With Live DJ/music, food, trucks, mud and lots of family fun!
Location: Questa NM 87556
Phone: 505-917-3768
Toll Free: 575-779-4804

New Mexico Adventure Company

Location: 220 E. Main St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-2721

Red River Ski Area

Summer Chair Lift Rides, tubing.
Location: 400 Pioneer Road Red River, New Mexico 87558
Phone: 575-754-2223

Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area

Location: 29 Sange de Cristo Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-6112

Sand Dunes National Park & Reserve

About a 2 hour drive, but SO worth it!!!
Location: Mosca, CO
Phone: (719) 378-6399

Mallette Park

Tennis, ATV trails, Basketball court, volleyball court, disc golf, swings.
Location: Mallette Rd. Red River, NM 87558

Red River Community House

Location: 116 E. Main St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-2349

Historical Society of Red River Valley

Location: 702 E. Main St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-6564

Wild Rivers Recreation Area of the Rio Grande Gorge

Location: Questa NM 87556
Phone: 575-586-1150

Hot Air Balloon rides in Taos, NM

Location: Taos, NM 87571
Phone: 575-751-6098

Zip Lining in Angel Fire, NM

Location: 10 Miller Ln. Angel Fire, NM 87710
Phone: (800) 633-7463

Wild Earth Llama Adventures

Take a Llama to Lunch!
Location: 3420 New Mexico 434 Taos, NM 87571
Phone: (575) 586-0174
Toll Free: 800-758-LAMA (5262)

Hunting & Fishing Expo

Outdoor Expo Fishing Derby.
Location: 101 River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: (575) 754-2366

Half Marathon & 5K

Location: 101 W. River St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: (575) 754-2366

Cubres & Toltec Railroad

Location: 500 Terrace Avenue, Chama, NM 87520
Phone: 1.888.CUMBRES (1.888.286.2737)

Legendary St. James Hotel

First built in 1872, many famous people have stayed at the St. James over the years, including Wyatt Earp, Jesse James, Buffalo Bill Cody, Clay Allison, Black Jack Ketchum, Billy the Kid and Thomas James Wright. It is said that some of these spirits still haunt these halls today. The St. James hotel has retained its haunted appearance, with the creaking staircase and tilted chandeliers. The rooms remain named for those who stayed here during the late 1800`s. Room 18 which is said to be haunted by T.J. Wright will remain intact and un-booked as if he were still rooming there today.
Location: 617 South Collison Cimarron, New Mexico 87714
Phone: (575) 376-2664
Toll Free: (888) 376-2664

Old Aztec Mill Museum

Location: Cimarron, NM 87714
Phone: (575) 376-2417

The Little Red Schoolhouse Museum

Location: 702 E. Main St. Red River, NM 87558
Phone: (575) 754-6564

Mountain Bike the Carson National Forest

Moreno Valley Cowboy Evening

Location: #1670 Hwy 38 Red River, NM 87558
Phone: 575-754-2769

Taos Mountain Casino

Location: 700 Veterans Highway Taos, NM 87571
Phone: (575) 737-0777
Toll Free: (888) WIN-TAOS

Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino

Location: 20 Buffalo Thunder Trail Santa Fe, NM 87506
Phone: (505) 455-5555

Sandia Resort & Casino

Location: 30 Rainbow Road NE Albuquerque, NM 87113
Phone: 505-796-7500

Camel Rock Casino

Location: 17486A Hwy 84/285 Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87506
Phone: 1-800-GO-CAMEL

Santa Claran (Big Rock) Casino

Location: 460 N. Riverside Drive, Española, NM 87532
Phone: 866-244-7625