TBD Main St., Red River, New Mexico, 87558
This pristine +/- 19 AC property is located in Red River, NM at the junction of Hwy 38 and Hwy 578. It is immediately in focus as you drive down into the town of Red River on both highways. The property has approximately 1/3 of a mile of frontage on Hwy 578 as well as the entire SW property line being situated at the boundary of the ski resort. Red River bisects the entire property from the NW end to the SE end. This gorgeous tract of land was once part of a large ranch that spread over the ski resort and beyond. It has been reserved for the future growth of Red River’s commerce base.
Red River is a multi-seasonal resort community located in Taos County northeast of Taos, NM. The community is located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains that fall within the Carson National Forest and is part of the "Enchanted Circle". Winter activities in Red River include skiing, snow boarding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, tubing, snowshoeing, sledding and horse drawn sledding. The average snowfall at the ski area is approximately 214" per year. There are 63 trails on the ski resort. Summer activities include hiking, camping, ATV riding and other off-roading, bicycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, go kart riding, fly fishing and other adventures. Hunting for elk, deer, bear and turkey is very popular in the area. Red River falls within Unit 53. The season for hunting varies based on the species and weapon.
The elevation in Red River at the base of the ski area is approximately 8,750. Visitors can also make the trek to Wheeler Peak, New Mexico’s highest mountain while in the area. The climate in Red River hits an average high of 37 degrees Fahrenheit and an average low of approximately 5 degrees Fahrenheit in January. The high is at around 54 degrees Fahrenheit and a low of approximately 23 degrees Fahrenheit in April. July will see temperatures nearing an average of 76 degrees Fahrenheit and a low of around an average of 36 degrees Fahrenheit. October is pleasant with an average high of approximately 59 degrees Fahrenheit and an average low of approximately 26 degrees Fahrenheit.
There is a broad range of mountain resort businesses as you stroll through Red River. There is a handful each of lodges, RV parks, condominiums, vacation rentals and locations to camp by tent. In addition to the outdoor activities there is shopping and other indoor activities available. There are establishments offering music and other entertainment in the evenings. There is a plethora of art festivals, music festivals, holiday gatherings, rallies, outdoor events and more to enjoy and to draw a crowd. Christmas and New Year’s Eve brings a special time in Red River with luminaries, parades and celebrations. As compared to other similar communities in New Mexico, Red River has what one could consider an untapped opportunity for growth in the tourism industry.
Red River is a popular destination for both in-state and out of state travelers. This beautiful +/-19 AC property is available for purchase and is a blank canvas for development. Please contact us for additional information on this rare opportunity to purchase one of the only remaining prime commercial properties in Red River, NM.