Red River, New Mexico

The Village of Red River in Taos County


Red River is a very small mountain community with a population of 477 in 2016. It sits at an elevation of 8650 feet above sea level, with a land area of 1.02 square miles and a low population density of 484 people per square mile. The nearest large city with a population of 50,000+ is Santa Fe, NM, located 86 miles SW. The next closest large city is Albuquerque, NM 139.1 miles SW with a population of 559,277 in 2016. The nearby surrounding cities are Taos Ski Valley, NM (8.0 miles) , Questa, NM (12.9 miles W), Eagle Nest, NM (14.5 miles SE), Arroyo Hondo, NM (15.9 miles SW), Taos Pueblo, NM (20.5 miles SW), Angel Fire, NM (24.1 miles SE), Taos, NM (24.6 miles SW), Ranchos de Taos, NM (27.4 miles SW).

Red River New Mexico is a small ski town located in Northern New Mexico. As a popular tourist destination, there are many Winter activities include snowboarding, skiing, and snowmobiling. In the summer, visitors can bike, hike, golf, fish, and ride horseback in the mountains. The town is serviced by a bus which drives as far as the upper valley.