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  Snow Sports Area

Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Area

The view from the Piece de Résistance
Marlise Unger on Long John
Rosy Finches by the day lodge
Ski Area founder John Miller on Sven Wiik
Sunset from the day lodge
Headlamp snowshoe tour
Helena Mieras and Jenna Goins (the dog) on the dog trails
USSSA (United States Snowshoe Association) national champion Laurie Lambert
Kimberly Ritterhouse at Enchanted Forest
Moonlight ski night
Founder John Miller (aka Cookie Monster) at Just Desserts Eat & Ski
William Goins at Just Desserts Eat & Ski
Area founder Judy Miller
Clay Moseley
Ski area owner Geoff Goins with Jenna on the dog trails

Enchanted Forest is the best place to experience wilderness on groomed, signed trails.... with a nice warming hut!

Amazing views, fabulous trails and great skiing. The best cross country trails in the southern rockies and the four corners.Rentals, lessons, day lodge and rental yurts for overnight stays available. Best views of wheeler peak in the state. Amazing hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding in the summer.

Trail System

32 kilometers of groomed cross-country skiing trails, 18 kilometers of snowshoe trails, 5 kilometers of trails groomed for dogs and their owners. Best view is at the end of Long John and Northwest Passage–the piece de résistance!

Best Access and Parking Area

Highway 38, 3 1/2 miles from Red River, New Mexico. There are two parking areas at the trailhead.

Approximate Operating Season: Late November (or early December) to the end of March

Rules and Regulations

Commercial Cross Country Ski Area. Trail fee required. No dogs on main trails

For More Information, Contact:

Geoff Goins
P.O. Box 219, Red River, NM 87558
575-770-2431 or 575-754-6112

Chelsey wrote on May 08, 2011: A great place to snowshoe! Don't miss their Christmas night luminaria snowshoe, and the Just Desserts Eat and Ski in February!

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Latitude: 36.420432000
Longitude: -105.205289000
Elevation: 9846 FT (3001 M)
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