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Summer


Red River, New Mexico is authentically warm with a hit of wild, the way the West used to be. Outdoor adventures for all ages, family-friendly events and cultural experiences will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

Nestled at the southern end of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Red River is a vacation paradise. Thrill the whole family on miles of back-country trails. Visit Wheeler Peak the highest point in New Mexico. Hikers and anglers can discover alpine lakes, rivers and streams all nearby. Ride your UTV on miles of off-road trails or saddle up a horse for a journey into mountain meadows. Cruise Main street and enjoy award-winning wines, craft beer, unique shopping, mouth-watering restaurants, homemade candy and ice cream. Music festivals dominate the summer and fall, our warm sun and cool mountain air make your time in Red River the next best thing to perfect.

Red River has long been home to some of the country’s best musicians. Some even claim the Austin’s thriving music scene musicians started out in Red River. Steeped in musical history and tradition, Red River’s historic venues house live music almost every night. Music festival throughout the year celebrate the best of the music scene.

Surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery, Red River is the ideal place to unwind, disconnect and reconnect with family and friends.