Things to Do in Taos
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.
Northside Mountain Biking
*Northside trails are currently closed until further notice due to extensive forestry work.* Northside, adjacent to Taos Ski Valley, is a self-guided mountain biking area on 1,200 acres of private alpine wilderness.
Big Al's Snowmobile Tours
Guided snowmobile tours to the peaks and ridges above Taos Ski Valley. Experience some of the most beautiful spots and spectacular views on the planet
Rafting in Taos
From lazy-river to white-knuckle thrills and everything in-between the Rio Grande has something for everyone.
The Bavarian Restaurant
Charming and authentic, The Bavarian is an idyllic European alpine lodge at the base of Lift 4. Enjoy casual German lunch fare and German beers on tap while soaking up the sun on the Bavarian deck! Indoor and Outdoor dining available.
Heritage Inspirations Guided Tours
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...
Tenderfoot Katie's Food Court
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON Located in the resort center at the base of Lift 1, The Tenderfoot Katie marketplace offers easy grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches. TFK’s variety of dining choices are created daily with locally sourced food that is hand...
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...
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.
After an exhilarating day on the slopes, immerse yourself in Ojo Caliente’s legendary healing waters. Located only 37 miles south of Taos, Ojo Caliente offers mineral-rich, sulfur-free natural hot springs—backdropped against rugged high desert cliffs...
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...
Taos Kids Camps
We have offered fun, successful outdoor education programs focused on active, hands-on learning experiences since 1996.
192 At The Blake
Centered around a communal fireplace, this inviting, intimate dining room radiates international flare—rustic European alpine architecture folded into colorful New Mexican design. 192 offers Northern Italian cuisine with options for all to enjoy...
Horseback Rides and Llama Trekking
Nothing says Southwest quite like spurs and a saddle. You can explore northern New Mexico the way the natives used to - on horseback!
Enjoy tacos & tequila! Watch sports at the bar or soak in the sun on the patio while enjoying delicious tacos and margaritas. Rhoda's is a cashless restaurant meaning all payments must be made via credit, debit, or prepaid card.
Golf at Taos Country Club
Located just minutes from historic Taos, Taos Country Club is the ideal spot for your next great golfing experience. Spectacular New Mexico high desert scenery dotted with silver-green sagebrush and challenging arroyos awaits your round at one of the...
Scenic Lift Rides
OPENING 6/22 FOR SUMMER 2023 Enjoy the spectacular views of the Sangre de Cristos in the crisp, clean mountain air on a relaxing Scenic Lift Ride. Taking place on Lift 1 at the base of the mountain, relish in the amazing views of the valley...
The Spa and Wellness Center at The Blake
Providing innovative fitness programs, customized spa treatments, and mindful guest service, The Spa & Wellness Center adopts a holistic approach to wellness and renewal.
Taos Via Ferrata
OPENING JUNE 29 (CONDITIONS PERMITTING) 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...
Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area
Enchanted Forest offers 33km of 12 - 16 ft wide groomed trails for both classic and freestyle skiing and 15km devoted to snowshoes, as well as 5km of trails to ski with your dog, and access to miles and miles of backcountry trails.
Hiking in Taos
Northern New Mexico hiking is some of the most diverse you’ll find in the U.S. Our local hiking trails go for miles, and can be as easy or difficult as you need them to be. Revel in the mountain scenery of the Sangre de Cristo’s, and conquer the...
Fishing in Taos
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...
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON Perfect for a mid-day hot chocolate while soaking in the views of Kachina Peak on the outdoor deck. Indoor & outdoor dining are available.
Mountain Skills Rock Guides
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...
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. The Whistlestop Café is cashless meaning all payments...
Taos E-Bike Rentals
Taos Sports is happy to offer electric assist bikes for your transportation needs. Don’t let the hills or high altitude of the Ski Valley discourage you from exploring the area. Our E-Bikes are the ideal option for people looking for an eco-friendly...
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
The Rio Grande del Norte National Monument is the 242,555 acres of open public land that stretches out beyond the town of Taos.
Taos Bike Park
Due to construction on Lift 4, lift-served mountain biking will not be available at TAOS this summer. There will be limited intermediate uphill mountain biking options available. More information coming soon. Mountain bikes and e-bikes will still be...
Confluence at Taos Ski Valley
Discover artisan goods from a diverse collection of New Mexican and vintage European curios. Here, you'll find women's fashion, fine art, pottery, home decor, and more.
Cooking Studio Taos
Join us for a fantastic cooking experience with James Beard recognized chef, Chris Maher. At Cooking Studio Taos, there is no such thing as “too many cooks in the kitchen.” The studio offers hands-on cooking classes for privates as small as 1-2...
Eis Haus & Ice Skating Rink
closed for the season Skaters of all abilities and ages will enjoy ice skating in the afternoons and evenings all season long! Large built-in fireplaces with seating adjacent to the ice offer a terrific place for family and friends to watch and...
Mountain Biking Private Lessons
LESSONS UNAVAILABLE SUMMER 23 DUE TO BIKE PARK CLOSURE Stay tuned for guided mountain biking opportunities through the Blake during Summer 23.
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