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Taos Ski Valley

Visitor Center: 800-517-9816
Ski Resort: 800-347-7414

19 miles northeast of Taos; Drive time: 30 minutes; Elevation: 9,200 ft; Population: 56.

Originally settled by a group of hearty and adventurous miners in the 1800’s, Taos Ski Valley Resort and its Village is a world-famous ski area and the highest incorporated community in the state of New Mexico, at 9,200 feet elevation.

World-class skiing to challenge experts, plus plenty of trails for all levels. Amazing, uncrowded terrain and views to the south of Taos Pueblo and mesa lands. Choice spring and summer hiking and leading photography workshops.


Taos Ski Valley Village has 62 businesses, including lodging to suit all budgets, fine and casual dining and unique village stores. Mountain biking, rock climbing, fishing, llama trekking, and horseback riding.


January drive to Taos Ski Valley with Marcos Nunez from Ollie Bell on Vimeo.

Photo: On top of Kachina Ridge by Gak Stonn.


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Taos Ski Valley

Pristine mountain setting with world-class skiing and snowboarding, summer alpine getaway.

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Community Listings

  • Taos Snowshoe Adventures

    Guided Snowshoe Tours in New Mexico’s Pristine Wilderness! Snowshoe gear, snacks and hot beverages included. Naturalist Guide. visit site »

    Village of Taos Ski Valley Chamber of Commerce News for Village of Taos Ski Valley Chamber of Commerce

    Stop by the Chamber Visitor Center to pick up summer or winter trail maps and to find out about up coming events in the valley. visit site »

    Wild Earth Llama Adventures

    Gentle llamas carry the gear so you can freely enjoy New Mexico's wilderness. Day hikes, multi-day expeditions, naturalist guide, gourmet meals. A great family adventure. visit site »

    Alpine Xtreme Deals for 
																Alpine Xtreme

    Newest high performance rentals & gear. Free overnight storage. TSV's only ski in/ski out shop. visit site »

  • Cottam's Ski Shops Deals for 
																Cottam's Ski Shops

    Performance & demo ski/board rental packages. Custom tuning & repair shop. Free overnight storage on-slope. Locations: Taos Ski Valley, Taos, Angel Fire & Santa Fe. visit site »

    Field Institute of Taos

    Active, hands-on, outdoor education for ages 6-16. Day camp offers hikes, organized activities, and games. Older children programs include camping & backpacking trips. visit site »

    Northside at Taos Ski Valley

    Mountain bike the highest elevation trails in New Mexico! Northside is a private alpine looped trail network of singletrack and two track with stunning views of the highest peaks in New Mexico. visit site »

    Rio Grande Stables

    Safe, fun horseback rides for all ages: Taos Mesa, Taos Ski Valley and Lama. New this summer, Saddle & Paddle half-day horseback rides with an afternoon of river rafting. visit site »

  • Taos Ski Valley, Inc.

    World-class ski and snowboard resort. Famous ski school and ski week program. Alpine village lodging, dining, and entertainment. Just 18 miles to the town of Taos. visit site »

  • Blonde Bear Tavern & Café Naranja

    A welcoming, sophisticated, and warm oasis from the snowy weather outside. European alpine cuisine with a devotion to seasonality and local ingredients. Wines from France, Italy, Austria, and the USA. visit site »

    Hotel St. Bernard & Condos

    Enjoy the hotel's alpine ambiance, serving a gourmet three to four course dinner nightly. Only the highest quality ingredients are sourced for our cooking. Live entertainment nightly. visit site »

    Rhoda's Restaurant

    The sense of family sets Rhoda's apart. Serving charbroiled steaks and burgers, green chile, pasta, salads. visit site »

    Snakedance Condominiums

    Hondo Restaurant: Enjoy lunch and dinner in a family-oriented ambience, or just come and relax at the bar after a day of skiing. visit site »