Enchanted Forest XC Ski and Snowshoe Area


Projected Winter Opening Postponed until we get adequate snow


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Open 7 days a week 9am to 4:30pm Enchanted Forest offers 33km of 12 - 16 ft wide groomed trails for both classic and freestyle skiing and 15km devoted to snowshoes, as well as 5km of trails to ski with your dog, and access to miles and miles of backcountry trails.

Enchanted Forest is located just 3 miles east of Red River, NM on NM highway 38 in the Carson National Forest. A short 45 minute drive from Taos NM, and just 2 hours from Santa Fe, NM and Alamosa, CO. 3 hours from Albuquerque NM and Colorado Springs, Co.

Enchanted Forest offers the best of all worlds - stunning mountain vistas along meandering forest trails for both skiing and snowshoeing, that have a back country feel in a groomed, signed and patrolled area.


Summer yurt rentals, are available now, starting for April 29th reservations. Hiking and Mt. biking are always available on the Enchanted Forest trails, no fee required. The trail map is available here.


At Enchanted Forest our mission is for everyone to have a great day on the snow!


Enchanted Forest operates under a special use permit in the Carson National Forest, USDA Forest Service.