Taos County is full of opportunities for adventurers during all four seasons.
During the Summer months, people can do a variety of activities, such as go hiking, mountain biking, trail running and rock climbing — to name a few.
Autumn is a popular time for hot air ballooning in New Mexico. Albuquerque hosts the International Balloon Fiesta at the beginning of October and Taos follows close behind with the Taos Mountain Balloon Rally. Ballooning in and over the Rio Grande Gorge is always a popular past time during any of the warm weather months.
Winter brings powdery snow to New Mexico and with it some of the best skiing on the continent at the Taos Ski Valley. SnowBrains.com ranked the Taos Ski Valley in the top ten ski resorts in North America. Smaller resorts near Taos, such as Angel Fire Resort, Red River Ski Area and Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort all offer reasonable prices for quality skiing in beautiful settings.
Springtime brings snow melt and rushing rapids of the Rio Grande, which is great river for whitewater rafting.
There really is no way to get bored in Taos County. Any time of year is a good time to explore it!