SNOWSHOEING TRAILS IN TAOS SKI VALLEY, NEW MEXICO
Taos Ski Valley is well known for its many hiking trails on forest service land and wilderness. Having an Access Permit to snowshoe the Northside offers expanded areas to explore and a great loop system of trails with excellent signage. Trail map provided with your access permit. See the trail map here.
Northside at Taos Ski Valley is:
• 1,300 acres
Northside is open all year for fee based hiking and snowshoeing. Permits are for sale at many locations in Taos Ski Valley. Click here to learn more on where and how to purchase a permit. Please purchase your permit before hiking in the winter.
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Suggested snowshoeing loops:
• Snowshoe up Bull Of The Woods Trail from the base area parking to the Long Canyon intersection. Cross the creek to the right to access Northside.Turn left up Bull Of The Woods Road and continue up BOTW Rd. or Gold Camp Trail. This is a short loop going up to Jean's Meadow and back down either direction.
• To get in a one mile longer loop, add Sawmill Trail (up or down).
• Another fun route extension is going up Frazer Mountain Road to Bird Eye View and back.
After the hike, relax and refuel with some great food and drink available right in Taos Ski Valley.
Snowshoes (and poles) can be rented at:
Northside at Taos Ski
Valley, Inc. • PO Box 400 • Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525