Ski Rio

The 8th most popular cross country ski area in New Mexico.

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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, Alamitos Trail, Maquinita Canyon Trail, Cordova Trail and Agua Piedra Trail.


Local Contact(s):  SR (505) 758-7707

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  36.984, -105.53

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  7/2/2016

ID:  11280