The Leaves are Falling in Red River

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Summer is officially behind us and we are welcoming autumn! It’s finally time to pull on our cozy sweaters, cradle our pumpkin spice lattes, and go leaf peeping. Mountainsides across the state have started to take on a golden, amber, and crimson glow as the foliage changes color for the season. Hop in the car to head north to take in the vibrant scenery before it’s gone.  A few ideas of things to do while you’re in the area: Drive …

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Mountain Biking the Carson National Forest

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Ski season may be in sight, but don’t put your summer gear away just yet. The sweltering heat has started to chill, but the sun is still shining and the mountain air is crisp and fresh. Now is the best time of year to ride or hike in Red River, where you’ll find more trails for all ages and abilities than in all of Carson National Forest.   Red River Ski Area The ski area offers …

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Surrey Bike Down Main St

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We may be Red River’s premier ski shop during the winter, but Sitzmark Sports is open year-round with summer rentals and activities, from mountain bikes to adventure tours and all types of equipment in between. One of our most popular warm weather rentals is the Surrey bike, a four-wheeled bike that allows groups of 2 to 6 riders to pedal together, side-by-side. Navigating a surrey bike may require a little teamwork, but results in giggles and fun for groups of …

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4th of July in Red River NM

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Red River Ski Area and Summer Area is officially open for the summer season with adventure for everyone.  Trust us, you haven’t lived till you’ve zipped dizzily down the mountainside on the longest summer tubing lanes in the country. If you’re more into defying gravity than respecting it, the Hidden Treasure Aerial Park might be your thing featuring three course levels (difficult, more difficult and most difficult), two zip lines and a decent that will make you second guess your …

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5 Great Hikes in Red River

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Hiking is one of the easiest, most affordable activities to enjoy while visiting the Red River area, and there’s much to explore in these beautiful mountains. Discover breathtaking views, relax next to a bubbling creek or even make a splash in one of the many hidden mountain lakes. Be careful to go slowly at first if you’re not acclimated to the high altitude. Also, weather can change quickly at these elevations, so be sure to bring layers along with snacks …

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2017 Events to Plan Your Summer Escape to Red River Around

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We’ve may have just closed the door on another wonderfully long ski season, but when one door closes another one opens. That door just happens to lead to your destination of choice to escape the summer heat, Red River! Unlike many ski towns, Red River stays alive all year long with just as many activities, events, and visitors as we see during the winter months. That probably has to do with the average high temperature of 74 degrees! So if …

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Ready for your Red River Summer Adventure?

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With an average high of 74 degrees during the summer months, Red River is the perfect destination for those who love the outdoors and need to escape the heat. This mountain town has so many adventures to choose from ATV and UTV tours, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, and jeep tours. It’s hard to know where to start. Relax! We got this! Sitzmark Sports can help find the right adventure for you plus we’ll make all the …

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Things to do In Red River for Kids

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School bells across the Southwest have rung their final ring and kids are running free for the summer. Get them outdoors before boredom has a chance to sink in, and if it already has then we’ve got the cure.  There’s so much to do in Red River this summer that there will never be a dull moment. We can guarantee they’ll never want to go home.  Stay with us at Sitzmark and take advantage of our Summer 5th Day Free …

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Popular Jeep Trails in Red River NM

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A drive down Red River’s Main Street provides a very apparent view of the town’s history, which was once-upon-a-time a bustling boomtown. However, to understand why Red River became known as the “mountain playground” you really have to go off road. The surrounding Sangre De Cristo Mountains offers some truly beautiful scenery in addition to its unique history and folklore, which is why hundreds of miles of roads and trails have been blazed throughout. Jeeps, ATV’s, …

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Memorial Day Weekend In Red River NM

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Do you hear it? It’s the great outdoors calling.  Seducing you with her sweet smells and warm embrace.  Hikers, mountain bikers and fisherman alike can hear it; the outdoor season is just around the corner.  But there’s also another sound.  The deep, thunderous, gut-quaking rumble of motorcycles speeding through the majestic scenery of northern New Mexico.  May marks the beginning of spring-like weather in the mountains, and it’s also when bikers take to the open road.  …

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