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The Best Skiing in New Mexico

Looking for the best skiing in New Mexico? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around New Mexico. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top skiing spots in and near New Mexico

  • Red River, New Mexico

    Cross Country Ski or Snowshoe the Enchanted Forest Snowplay Area

    Just above the town of Red River up Bobcat Pass is the Enchanted Forest. As you approach the top of the pass you’ll see signs that point you toward the forest into what looks like a neighborhood. Trust the signs and make the turn. Follow the main road up through the neighborhood and take your sec...
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  • Taos County, New Mexico

    Ski Red River Ski Area

    The resort itself, sits right in town, with 6 lifts. Two of the lifts come down to the river and access various parts of the town, it’s a place that makes you remember what skiing used to be like.  The mountain has roughly 170 acres of skiable terrain, and appeals to those of all abilities. The u...
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  • Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Guaje Canyon Trail

    5.51 mi / 633 ft gain
    Guaje Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Los Alamos, New Mexico.
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  • Jemez Springs, New Mexico

    Cerro La Jara Loop Trail

    2.94 mi / 85 ft gain
    Cerro La Jara Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Jemez Springs, New Mexico.
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  • Cedar Crest, New Mexico

    King of the Mountain

    3.53 mi / 351 ft gain
    King of the Mountain is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cedar Crest, New Mexico.
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  • Sandia Park, New Mexico

    Double Eagle Ski Trail

    2.86 mi / 1565 ft gain
    Double Eagle Ski Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sandia Park, New Mexico.
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  • Santa Fe County, New Mexico

    Alamo Vista Trail

    2.37 mi / 1184 ft gain
    Alamo Vista Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Tesuque, New Mexico.
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  • Alto, New Mexico

    Lookout Mountain via Sierra Blanca Trail

    6.06 mi / 1762 ft gain
    Lookout Mountain via Sierra Blanca Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Ruidoso, New Mexico.
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