This Mountain Tubing Adventure Is A Must Have In New Mexico This Summer
While the mountains in the Land of Enchantment are a prime destination for powder-topped hills in the winter, we’ll bet you didn’t know that the summer is also the perfect time to hit the mountains. This ski hill in Red River Ski & Summer Area transforms every summer into the perfect spot to go mountain tubing in New Mexico. Hit the tracks that have been laid out upon the gigantic mountain for an adventure unlike any other. Featuring the longest summer tubing lanes in the country, you know that you’re in for a ride at this awesome mountain tubing hill in the Southwest’s friendliest ski town.
Have you ever been mountain tubing in New Mexico? Was it anything like tubing in the winter? We’d love to hear all about your experiences in the comments! Don’t forget to then go share your photos from your outdoor adventures in our New Mexico Nature Lovers Facebook group, or tag us on Instagram at #onlyinnewmexico to see your photos featured!
For another cool outdoor activity in the Land of Enchantment, head on over to Angel Fire to check out this beautiful bike park that’s fun for everyone.
Tubing in New Mexico
What is there to do at Red River Ski & Summer Area?
Red River may be known for its epic ski slopes, but the park is also a world-class summer destination. Some of the best warm weather activities at Red River Ski & Summer Area include a ropes course, zip line, mini golf and disc golf, hiking, scenic chairlift rides, and – of course – mountain tubing. In the winter, there’s no better place in New Mexico to ski, snowboard, or snow tube. No matter when you visit, the fun never stops at Red River! It’s family-friendly, as well, boasting plenty for all ages to do.
Where can I find the best NM tubing hills?
When it comes to NM tubing hills, it’s hard to beat the one at Angel Fire Resort. The hill has four side-by-side lanes, making it perfect for friendly competition. Open daily from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. during the winter season, the snow tubing hill costs $40 per rider per hour. Other winter activities at the resort include skiing, snowboarding, sledding, and Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. You can also visit Angel Fire in the summer for mountain biking, zip lining, scenic chairlift rides, golf and disc golf, hiking, tennis, pickle ball, and several other family-friendly activities.
Where can I go tubing in New Mexico?
Summer in New Mexico can only mean one thing: time to hit the river! There are lots of opportunities to go tubing in New Mexico, and one of our favorites is the Rio Chama with New Mexico River Adventures. Float trips range in length from five hours to multiple days, leading tubers on an unforgettable adventure through New Mexico’s rugged canyon wilderness. If you do choose an overnight float trip, all meals and supplies are provided by New Mexico River Adventures!