Enchated Forest

Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area

Enchanted Forest is New Mexico's largest full-service, cross-country ski, and snowshoe area featuring a full rental and retail shop, lessons for all ages and abilities, yurt rentals, and more. Enchanted Forest offers 33 kilometers of groomed trails (classic and skating), 18 kilometers of snowshoe trails and 5 kilometers of dog-friendly trails, along with access to over 6 miles of backcountry trails. As New Mexico’s premier cross-country ski destination with customers from all over the world, Enchanted Forest has a rich history of bringing skiing to New Mexico dating back to 1985. Visit enchantedforestxc.com for more information and trail maps.

Ojo Resorts

Ojo Santa Fe Spa & Resort

Warm your senses with après ski soaking and spa at Ojo Santa Fe Spa Resort. Located on 77 lush acres just 20 minutes from the downtown plaza, Ojo Santa Fe offer travelers and seekers a healing respite from the modern world. The spring-fed waters are straight from the source and gently heated to varying temperatures so you can soak to your body’s content. Communal pools are tucked amid towering cottonwood trees surrounded by loungers and Ojo hammocks, offering plenty of space to rest and recover from a day on the slopes. Open 10 a.m.–10 p.m daily. No reservations required.

Sipapu Ski Area

Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort

Celebrating its 70th season, Sipapu is the most affordable ski area in New Mexico. Purchase lift tickets at least two weeks in advance and save up to 40%. Slopeside cabins, with full kitchens, sit on the beautiful Rio Pueblo and are just minutes from the lifts. Plus, the resort offers lessons, rentals, a full service restaurant and bar, plus a convenience store. Your family-friendly, family-fun destination just 20 miles southeast of Taos offers a ski vacation that won’t break the bank—and you won't wait in line for the lift. Get more outdoors this winter at Sipapu.

Sandia Peak

Sandia Peak

A flight on the Sandia Peak Tramway will transport you above deep canyons and along the rugged rock escarpment of the Sandia Mountains. You will see nature’s beauty unfold as you travel 2.7 miles to an elevation of 10,378 feet, where TEN 3 restaurant is perfectly located to capture the 10,000 square mile views of Albuquerque and the surrounding areas. It's an elevation of the mind, body, and soul in a mere 15 minutes.

Ski Santa Fe

Ski Santa Fe

With a base elevation of 10,350 feet, Ski Santa Fe is the launching point for a ski experience you and your family will never forget. Take a lesson with one of Ski Santa Fe's experienced instructors—whether it’s your first time or you ski every year, there is always something you can learn. Purchase your lift tickets online and get ready to cruise on perfect corduroy groomers, explore the extensive glades, or challenge yourself on the steeps. Ski Santa Fe has something for everyone. Located only 16 miles from the heart of Santa Fe, this is the country’s most diverse and unique ski destination.

Taos Ski Valley

Taos Ski Valley

As the world’s first and only certified B Corp ski resort, Taos Ski Valley is committed to protecting its people, place, and planet, so that its ecosystem and spirit can be preserved for generations to come. Taos is a destination where fun is never in the backseat. It’s a place where families can create cherished memories and groups of friends become family. Taos has terrain for all types of skiers and boarders from a meandering valley of perfectly pitched blues and green to its famed hike-to expert terrain. Enjoy your winter vacation and feel good about choosing a mountain that values your values. Visit skitaos.com to buy tickets, book lessons, and learn more. 

Town of Red River

Town of Red River

Winter in Red River is how the season should be. With sparkly snow blanketing the storefronts, holiday lights, fire pits, this small mountain town turns up the charm in winter. The snow opens up a whole new world of reasons to visit such as skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowcat tours, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and sledding. Of course, it’s okay to relax, too. Stroll Main Street, shop, grab a meal, indulge in an après ski, and inhale the deeply revitalizing qualities of clean mountain air.

Chama Valley

Village of Chama

Winter is here! If you’re looking to go somewhere with plenty of things to do, look no further. Chama, located in Northern New Mexico, is a premier destination for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and backcountry skiing. Not only does this small Rocky Mountain town have tons of snow, but it also has some incredible events, including the Chama Chile Ski Classic and Winter Fiesta, in January; Chama Snoball Rally, for hot-air balloons in February; and the Snowmobile Poker Run, in March. Don’t miss out on one of the best winter destinations in New Mexico this year.