New Mexico's Red River-Exploring the Winter Wonders

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The people visiting the New Mexico Red River have plenty of things to do to keep themselves entertained and busy specially during the winter season. Whether you are a shopping buff, outdoor enthusiast or a relaxation addict, you will definitely find your aim. Some of the featured activities to have fun and enjoy your winter season are:

  • Skiing & Snowboarding:Red River Ski Area gives one of the best experiences of all times for skiing & snow making in the Southern Rockies. They have everything for your entire family. It will just be fun to hang out in the former mining town of Red River, however the skiing lovers can enjoy alpine skiing and snowboarding activities. The mountain has a vertical drop of 1,600 feet & receives an annual snowfall of 252 inches. There is also a triple chair lift which will keep you people busy and you can have fun. Then the other area to ski and enjoy is the Enchanted Forest Cross Country which covers around 500 acres of forest area and is spread over 30 kilometers of groomed trails for skate and classic cross country skiing. There is also a special area for your dog which is approximately 5 km. You can enjoy skiing with your dog here.

  • Winter Tubing:This is a fun activity especially for your family and kids. You can come and enjoy your tubing every day at Red River Ski Area around 4 in the evening, and can get the tickets for tube rental Red River Ski Area.


  • Snowmobile in Red River:You can enjoy and have fun with snowmobiling which is a family or a group activity. Enjoy the mountain views day or evening and have exhilarating fun. The trip organized will be having a guide and you will be provided with the appropriate gear required for snowmobiling. A Light meal is served consisting of Sandwiches and Green Chile Stew. Once ready you can take your machines and be ready for snowmobiling. The driver needs to be 16 and above with a mandatory driver license. The rider can be 5 years and above.

  • Red River Massages:Experience the total calm and relaxation. The therapist available here are ready to travel to your condo, home or hotel room.

There are plenty of lodging facilities available to spend a night or have the entire nights planned. Some of the known options are Smokey River Chalet, River Charm Lodge, Bear Mountain Cabin, Ski view Lodge, Lucky River Retreat, Deer Mountain Lodge, Stream Side Village Cabin, Red River Valley Condo & Tele Mark Townhouse. The winter holiday is a spectacular and wonderful time to spend at Red River. The season gets started during Thanksgiving and ends a week after Christmas. It is advisable to visit the Red River before the 27th of December to avail the best of discounts and offers. Also, the hotel facility and lodging becomes scarce and limited, so it is better to book it in advance and have a comfortable stay at Red River.

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