Ski New Mexico at Red River Ski Area
Looking For A Retreat From The Heat?
Pack up your family and loved ones and head towards 8,750 ft where experiences are a little bit simpler. Leave life’s expectations and demands behind as you enter the Carson National Forest and the small town called Red River, New Mexico. This quaint little mountain town offers you the opportunity to park your car at the lodge of your choice and forget about it, as you step into the simplicity of mountain life.
Take a deep breath as you begin to unwind and let your senses adjust to the surrounding sounds and sweet smells of nature. Here the vacation begins on your terms, with the options of hiking the ski area, mountain tubing, summer chair rides, disc golf, mountain biking, dining at the ski area, or a stroll along the river, and around town you can shop along Main Street, participate in summer events, play in the parks or have a picnic, enjoy the day spa & massages, take advantage of free activities at the community house, dance the night away, grab a blanket and gaze at all the wonders of the night sky, and much more! At Red River Ski Area the possibility to reconnect with loved ones, yourself, and nature are endless
er activities too! Red River Ski Area is a full service area with lessons, rentals, and lift tickets, all conveniently located in town. Lodging partners in the area provide wonderful package opportunities including our Ski Free/Stay Free discount program and much more.
Here is everything you need to hit the slopes. You can even reserve online before you come!
Red River Ski Area in the Summer
Scenic Chairlift Rides
Open Weekends starting May 26, and Daily on June 15th
Reconnect with family and loved ones this summer while cruising approximately 1,600 vertical feet to the top of Red River Ski Area. Participate in a game of disc golf, strap your mountain bikes to the back of the Platinum chairlift, unload, and cruise down the mountain on a variety of trails, hike around Red River Ski Area and have lunch at the Lift House Bar and Grill or at The Tip Restaurant (located at the top of the ski area), or just catch a round trip ride and enjoy the simplicity and beauty of the mountains.
This simple enjoyment includes breathtaking views of: Carson National Forest, The Town of Red River, New Mexico native vegetation, and grasses and surrounding mountains. Your senses will be enlightened with the fresh scent of wildflowers, crisp mountain air, sounds of gurgling streams, wild birds, the gentle mountain breeze, and more.
$16 – Adults (13 – 64) $14 Senior (65 – 69) $12 Junior (4 – 12).
70 & up and 3 & under ride FREE!
Day Pass – $25 – Ride as many times in one day as you would like. Perfect for Bicyclists.
Prior to arrival remember to dress in layers as temperatures shall vary, apply plenty of sunscreen, have plenty of water, proper shoes for hiking. Rain resistant gear is always a plus due to our mountain weather and regular afternoon rains.
Base Elevation 8,750′ Top Elevation 10, 350′ Winter 2012-2013 Season is Nov. 21 – March 24 Hours of Operation: 9:00am – 4:00pm Chairlifts 24 Hour Ticket Kiosks Available at the base of the Platinum, Copper, and Gold Chairlifts. Office and Rental Hours 7:30am – 5:00pm Vertical Drop 1,600′ Average Annual Snowfall 214″ Lifts 2 Double Chairs 3 Triple Chairs 2 Surface Tow Snowmaking 85% of the Terrain 57 Trails 30% Expert 38% Intermediate 32% Beginner