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Red River New Mexico!

Things to Do in Red River, NM

If you've ever visited Red River, you should know that there is a ton of attractions to experience.
If you haven't been here yet, you're in for a treat.
Archery Target Shooting

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The Enchanted Circle Bicycle Tour offers participants the opportunity to ride some of the most scenic areas in the southwest. On both the 85 and 100-mile course, cyclists will experience rewarding climbs, rolling hills, fast descents, and hairpin turns. Bounded by some of the most spectacular peaks in New Mexico, the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway features the iconic mountain town of Red River, the Village of Questa, the soul of the Southwest in Taos, the four-season resort of Angel Fire, the summer-home community of Eagle Nest and the state’s highest mountain road in Bobcat Pass. There’s no better way to experience the raw, natural beauty of Northern New Mexico!
BMX Biking

Located at Mallette Park

Red River has some of the camping spots throughout our beautiful mountains!

Trout fishing in the river through town, or fishing one of the many ponds this is fun for the family.
Ghost Towns

They are ghost towns now. But in the late 1800s, each had a moment of glory that blazed and died like a sudden flame.
Go Kart City

Great fun for the family singles and two seater go karts.
Gold Panning

The Guided Gold Panning Excursion provides an adventure that relies on high-clearance vehicles to follow an old mining trail to a gold-bearing stream near Red River. You may find gold ranging in size from flakes to pea-sized nuggets.
Gun Shooting Range


Our aerial park offers thrilling adventures for the whole family while promoting active and healthy lifestyles. We offer three levels of difficulty with an experience for everyone in the family, The First Level Course (Easiest), the Second Level Course (More Difficult) and the Third Level Course (Most Difficult). The grand finale at the end of the Third Level zip is to take the Ultimate Decent, using an assisted belay from the tower to the ground!

Tucked high up in the rugged Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Red River, New Mexico is the ideal place for outdoor adventure. From fly fishing and hunting to rock climbing and mountain biking, there are almost endless options on this stop along New Mexico’s famous Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway.

You’ve come to these beautiful northern New Mexico mountains for some of the country’s best big and small game hunting. Trophy elk, bear, mountain lion and deer roam all this region. Out in these wild lands, your connection to wilderness and wildlife has never felt stronger.
Ice Fishing

Red River has been a great place to fish for centuries, considered to be one of the finest fresh water hatcheries in the country. During the spring, summer and fall, streams, lakes and the river are the favorite challenge of fly-fishing enthusiasts looking for a genuine mountain experience. What many of those enthusiasts

Starting with a spot perfect for beginners, we have the infamous Rio Grande River. Passing through Albuquerque, this is a must-see location. The stretch of the river features calm and safe waters, making it ideal for newcomers to kayaking.

Ghost Towns & Mining Camps of New Mexico With inhabitants dating back some 10,000 years, New Mexico’s story is rich with history, from the Ancient Puebloan Indians, to Spanish explorers, pioneers traveling along the Santa Fe Trail, and prospectors in the 19th century. These many folks left their “footprints,” not only along the many old trails in the “Land of Enchantment,” but also on the many ruins and ghost towns that remain. From abandoned pueblos to old mining camps, to deserted railroad and ranching towns, New Mexico is left with hundreds of ghost towns and historic sites to explore.
Off Roading

Guide to Off-Roading Near Red River, New Mexico The Sangre de Cristo Mountains provide Red River, New Mexico with some of the best off-roading activities in New Mexico. From jeep tours to ATV trails, there is no shortage of ways to enjoy the New Mexico outdoors around Red River.
Pump Track

“Pumptracks are not just for teenagers! These youngsters loved their time on the new pump track in Mallette Park. Sure it may seem scary at first, but within a few minutes time and with encouragement and supervision from their parents, they’re quickly smiling and want to come back. This is great for our community and come Spring, the adjoining skatepark will be complete and Red River will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the new site!”
Putt Putt Golf

Fun for all ages, our Mini Golf is the perfect activity for the whole family.
Red River Community House

The history of The Community House is the story of many families and of their devotion to traditional American values. To them, home, helpfulness, and honoring God were both goals and satisfactions. The early 1900's forgot the old mining town of Red River, New Mexico. Though surrounded by some of the most beautiful mountain scenery in America, few people knew of its beauty, fishing potential and recreational possibilities. It seems inconceivable, in the latter years of the twentieth century, that Red River was ever a tiny strip of bars and minimal commercial activity sitting on the edge of a snowmelt marsh.
River Rafting

Whitewater Rafting in Taos, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque for over 40 Years Trust yourself and your family to New Mexico's oldest, largest, and most experienced rafting company.
Rock Climbing

Are you looking for a challenge or something most people wouldn’t dare attempt? If so, then you’re in luck. Right outside Red River is a popular destination for local rock climbers!

New Mexico is one of the best states in the U.S. for rockhounding, both for its large quantity of rockhounding sites and the wide variety of rocks and minerals available to be collected. The state’s vast open grasslands and deserts are largely covered by public lands which are open for public use – including rockhounding – which make it an attractive destination for amateur geologists. While there are no shortages of sites or minerals to collect, caution should be taken when venturing into the sparsely populated and difficult to access wilderness in which they reside.

These youngsters loved their time on the new pump track in Mallette Park. Sure it may seem scary at first, but within a few minutes time and with encouragement and supervision from their parents, they’re quickly smiling and want to come back. This is great for our community and come Spring, the adjoining skatepark will be complete and Red River will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the new site!”

Taos, New Mexico a offers one of the best all-around hot air balloon flights available in the U.S.A. Taos Hot Air Balloon Rides follow a unique balloon flight path over the Rio Grande Gorge, the wilderness and the "high bridge," which is unmatched in its scenic beauty and outstanding hot air balloon flight conditions. We offer Rio Grande Gorge Sunrise flights, followed by a delicious continental Champagne brunch. These hot air balloon flights are over an hour long, sometimes much longer, depending on a combination of factors including wind conditions and landing areas. We will travel up to 10 miles at altitudes typically between 500 ft and 4000 ft above the Taos area.

Weezie's offers self guided rentals of current year, quality Polaris vehicles. We have been operating since 2017 and have been Certified Polaris Adventures Outfitters since 2019. Your adventure and lifetime memories of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range of the southern portion of the Rocky Mountains awaits you here in the communities of Red River and Angel Fire, New Mexico.
Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line

Starting at ground level, the two seater ride pulls you backwards 600 feet over the Pioneer Corridor, with a brief pause for viewing. Then gravity takes over and you are released at approximately 35 miles per hour back down to the loading deck, soaring over the fishing ponds from The Face. Please note that participants must be at least 42 inches tall to ride.
Red River Stables

Speaking of trails, horseback riding is another popular activity for our guests. You'll have a guide there to show you some of the visual decoration in the area, all while on your noble steed.
Bobcat Pass Wilderness Adventures

Cowboy Evening: Western Hospitality at its best We are proud to offer an unforgettable evening for you and your family. Our 31st Cowboy Evening season starts on Tuesday June 21, 2022 and runs through Labor Day weekend. We begin the season with our Kick-off Special on Tuesday, June 21 and Saturday, June 25 – same great food and entertainment at a bargain price.
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