Things to Do

Although many travelers choose Taos for the incredible skiing and snowboarding and breathtaking mountain atmosphere, the town of Taos has plenty of events and activities for artists, music-lovers, performers, hikers, foodies, and everyone in between. Every day at Taos brings a new adventure. Check out the following list of activities and events to find yours. 

The Bavarian Restaurant

The gourmet menu features refined German dishes that are hearty but never heavy, a perfect way to enjoy a midday respite or replenish your strength after an active day on the ski slopes or the hiking trails. Choose among such offerings as Sauerbraten...
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Heritage Inspirations

Are you yearning to dig deeper into New Mexico’s cultural and environmental mystic that enchants so many? Has her vibrant heritage and landscape weaved its spirit into you yet? Heritage Inspirations provides you all-inclusive guided itineraries...
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Hot Air Balloon Rides

Rio Grande Balloons offers sunrise hot air balloon flights over the Rio Grande Gorge. We are locally owned and operated and are grateful to be able to share our love of flying over the unique and beautiful landscape of the Rio Grande del Norte...
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Taos Pueblo

CLOSED TO VISITORS. A real slice out of history that has survived modernization, the Pueblo has been inhabited for over 1,000 years and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a National Historic Landmark.
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Ojo Caliente

OJO CALIENTE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS After an exhilarating day on the slopes, come soak your bones in the steamy, soothing hot springs of Ojo Caliente.
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Snowsports Lessons

The Snowsports School would like thank our community and our guests who visited Taos Ski Valley this winter. With the 2020-21 season in the rearview mirror, we are looking forward to bringing back our favorite programs, including: private guides and...
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192 At The Blake

*Currently Closed* Centered around a communal fireplace, this inviting, intimate dining room radiates international flare—rustic European alpine architecture folded into colorful New Mexican design. Before and after outdoor adventure, this is your...
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Scenic Chair Rides

OPEN FRIDAY – SUNDAY Taos Ski Valley's easiest and most relaxing way to escape the heat and enjoy the mountain scenery. Take in the spectacular views, blues skies, and clear mountain air while riding the chairlift. Scenic rides take place at Chair 4...
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Via Ferrata

The Taos Ski Valley Via Ferrata, situated at 11,500 feet in the sub-alpine ecosystem of Kachina Peak, features beginner through advanced via ferrata route challenges, a 100-foot skybridge, and a double-cable catwalk. Novice climbers can experience...
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Hiking

Northern New Mexico hiking is some of the most diverse you’ll find in the U.S. Our local trails go for miles, and can be as easy or difficult as you need them to be.
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Fishing

Between our legendary rivers and our hidden alpine lakes, Taos offers a variety of fishing experiences. You’ll find solitude and peace with nature in our waters, and not to mention a relief from the summer heat. This area is known for being abundant...
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Mountain Skills

Mountain Skills has been guiding Rock climbing in the Taos Ski Valley for the past 15 years, and the Taos area for the past 26 years. We offer guided trips to the best rock climbing destinations in Las Vegas, Nevada, Taos and Santa Fe, New Mexico...
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Whistlestop Cafe

*Closed for the Season* Located on your way to Lift #2, the Whistlestop Café is the best place on the west mountain to refresh. Enjoy a mountain break with drinks, snacks, and restrooms. Full menu service is available.
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eBike Rentals

Taos Sports is happy to offer electric bikes for your transportation needs. Don’t let the hills or high altitude of the Ski Valley discourage you from exploring the area. Our eBikes are the ideal option for people looking for an eco-friendly and...
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Green Chile Flow Trail

OPEN FRIDAY – SUNDAY Green Chile is unlike anything you will find in New Mexico. From the top of Lift 4 all the way to the bottom of the Kachina Basin, the Green Chile flow trail is 3.5 miles of buttery banked turns, amazing scenery, and fun for the...
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