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Related Regions: New Mexico, United States, North America

Overview

Red River Ski Area bills itself as "Ski Town of the Southwest." The whole town looks like a stage set from a favorite Western movie and - no surprise - is popular with vacationers from Texas and Oklahoma. The area has exceptionally easy access from town, with one chair rising a block off Main Street. Its terrain is mostly beginner and intermediate, but some people here avoid powder like the plague, so it can have some surprisingly good days for advanced skiers or boarders. Lots of excellent ski-stay deals for families. Toughest run: Catskinner.

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Elevation

  • 10350ft
    Summit
  • 1600ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 8750ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • 7
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    31%

  • Intermediate Runs

    31%

  • Advanced Runs

    38%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    63

  • Terrain Parks

    3

  • Longest Run

    2.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    209 ac

More Info

Basic restaurants, a couple of great old-fashioned saloons with live Country & Wwstern bands on weekends and holidays, and one-of-a-kind shops located nearby on Main Street. Eighty-seven percent snowmaking.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/21/201803/24/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    110
  • Years Open
    60
  • Average Snowfall
    214"

Best Red River Hotels

2
The Jacuzzi at the BEST WESTERN Rivers Edge
301 W. River Street Red River, 87558
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* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
The Copper King Lodge
307 E. River Street Red River, 87558
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
417 W. Main St. Red River, 87558
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Red River Reviews

22nd November 20185
Take my grand kids there. They love it. Fifty year skier, passing it on to my twenty three grand kids. Our second...Full review
Shane McCarty
13th November 20185
This is a great little ski resort, and the town has everything you want. You have to understand this is not a...Full review
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