Red River Area Guide

Find the best things to do in Red River, New Mexico with our local area guide! We have all the local knowledge and advice you're looking for. If you haven't booked a place to stay, check out our Red River vacation rentals and start planning your vacation today.

Enchanted Shopping Guide

Enchanted Shopping Guide

1 mile long strip of practically nothing but shopping on both sides of Main Street!
Endless Summer Fun-Filled Activities & Events

Endless Summer Fun-Filled Activities & Events

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

Guided Hunting & Fishing Trips

A door to the great outdoors!!! Men and Women alike who enjoy all the good mountain style life will enjoy a guided fishing even a guided hunting tour!
Local Watering Holes

Local Watering Holes

Places where adults 21+ can go and have full service drinks while hanging out with their peeps in Red River!
Mountain Peak Photographers

Mountain Peak Photographers

In the event you are looking to do a family photo, wedding pictures, senior pictures, anniversary photos and/or family reunions here is where you go to find the perfect photographer!
Pamper Yourself

Pamper Yourself

Just want to get away and relax? Now you can, with a handful of great local spas to choose from whether you go to them or they come to you!
Red River RV Parks & Camp Grounds

Red River RV Parks & Camp Grounds

Pulling a 5th wheel, camper or RV? Here are just a few suggested parks where you may camp out!
Red River Ski/Snowboard Shops

Red River Ski/Snowboard Shops

All the different ski shops located town-wide where guests can rent ski gear and equipment.
Religious Establishments

Religious Establishments

List of places to go and worship no matter which walk of life you lead...
Restaurants & Eateries In Red River

Restaurants & Eateries In Red River

A list of all the restaurants and eateries located in Red River for easier meal planning!
Super Sweet Winter Activities & Events

Super Sweet Winter Activities & Events

Local area Activities for everyone to enjoy and participate in during the Winter months in the Sangre de Cristo mountains!
Things to do during your stay: Local Event List

Things to do during your stay: Local Event List

Find out which activities the town of Red River, NM will be planning during your stay!

Red River Local Area Guide

There`s plenty of wonderful adventures in our
beautiful mountain town of Red River!

Red River:

Hiking:  Middle Fork Lake, Nature Trails, Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area, Cabresto Lake
Horseback Tours
Ski Lift Ride
Shopping; lots of specialty shops
Red River History Tour on the Trolley
Jeep Tours:  Old Pass, Goose Lake, Greenie Peak, Midnight Meadows, Cabresto Lake 
Little Red School House
Mountain Biking:  Trails of the Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Area
Cowboy Dinner atop Bobcat Pass
Wildlife - Deer, Bears, Raccoons, Bobcats, Elk, Bald Eagles
Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River Area
Enchanted Circle Scenic Drive 
Backpacking the Sangre de Cristo Mountains around Red River
Aspen Viewing
Off Road Riding
Small Town Atmosphere

Surrounding Areas:

Museums of Taos
Taos Pueblo
Historic Taos Plaza
St. Francis of Assisi Church
The High Bridge
John Dunn Bridge and Hot Springs
Elizabeth Town and the Gold Rush
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Ojo Caliente Hot Springs
Stations of the Cross at San Luis, Colorado
Eagle Nest Lake State Park Visitors Center
Gateway Museum at Eagle Nest
Disabled American Veterans Chapel
Red River Fish Hatchery
Taos Ski Valley
Latir Lakes
Valle Vidal from Costilla to Cimarron
Kit Carson`s home
Museum at Philmont Scout Ranch and Tour of Villa Philmonte
Cimarron Canyon
Cimarron - Mill Museum and St. James Historic Hotel
Great Sand Dunes National Park

Visit the Red River Chamber of Commerce and the Community House for a list of scheduled local events!


Visit these local businesses for more information:

Red River Offroad! 

Southern Exposure

Off Highway Vehicle Permit Information:

OHV permits can now be obtained with the New Mexico Wildlife through their online license system at: select Online License System on the left side of the home page and Create An Account. After creating an account, you can log in and select Off Highway Vehicles License on the left side of the screen. Make sure you add all of your vehicles before selecting Review Registration, this will ensure that you are only charged one processing fee of $4.95.

You will need the Make, Model & VIN# for each vehicle you wish to permit. After purchasing your permit, you can immediately print the paper proof to keep with your vehicle.

For questions or concerns regarding the online process contact: 1-505-476-8000

NM does NOT honor the following states` permit program: AL, AK, FL, HI, IL, KS, KY, MS, NE, NV, NC, SC, SD, TN, VA, WV


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