The 8th most popular cross country ski area in New Mexico.
Saturday 2 July 2016 03:08 GMT
Northeast of Taos near Costilla, Ski Rios Nordic Touring Area has over 21 kilometers of groomed cross country ski trails. The tour takes you past sweeping meadows and along trails that wind in and out of heavily wooded terrain with spruce, pine, fir, and aspen groves. Wildlife abounds. It isnt unusual to see deer, elk, snowshoe hare, squirrels, and woodpeckers.
Overall, Ski Rio is the 8th most popular cross country ski area of all 12 Nordic ski destinations in New Mexico. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Ski Rio including Angel Fire Resort, Agua Piedra Trail, Alamitos Trail, Maquinita Canyon Trail and Cordova Trail.