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Hiking Trail Closure Alert:


Please be aware that the US Forest Service will close portions of the Bull of the Woods, Lost Lake, Williams Lake and Wheeler Peak trails Friday, August 20 through Thursday, August 26 for local community traditional purposes. The trails will reopen for public use on Friday August 27. For more information please visit the Carson National Forest website.


Adam LaDell
District Ranger

Forest Service

Carson National Forest, Questa Ranger District

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184 State Hwy 38
Questa, NM 87556

Caring for the land and serving people

Notice of Public Hearing

The purpose of this public hearing will be to report on past Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program activities and to receive public input on community development needs and suggestions for future CDBG projects. Learn more about it here: CDBG Public Meeting Notice

Town of Red River Statement on Wildfire

On April 29, 2021, authorities were notified of a wildfire near Columbine Canyon Campground. Due to the quick response of emergency management services including the Town of Red River Fire Department, Red River Marshal’s Office, Questa Fire and EMS, Taos County Sheriff’s Office, Wheeler Peak Fire Department, and Carson National Forest, the fire was contained quickly. All road closures should be lifted soon.

COVID-19 Testing

The Air National Guard and the NM Department of Health are providing FREE Covid-19 testing on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Red River Conference Center. 

Notice of Open Meeting

The New Mexico Self Insurers’ Fund is hosting an open-to-the-public meeting on December 21, 2020 via Zoom.

Next Reopening Phase Beginning June 1st

Guidelines for June 1 - 30th

Q & A with Mayor Linda Calhoun

Q&A with Mayor Calhoun about COVID-19 can be viewed here.

An Update on the 2020 Memorial Day Rally

Red River Town Council voted not to allow vendors and will not issue itinerant permits for the 2020 Memorial Day Motorcycle Rally.

Red River Mardi Gras

Tourism and Economic Development Director, April Ralph, was a guest on New Mexico Living on Albuquerque's KRQE Channel to discuss Mardi Gras in Red River

Santa and His Elves

Santa and his elves delivered gifts to some very special families tonight.

Harvesting the Capitol Christmas Tree

The Capitol Christmas tree as it makes its way through Red River.

Groundbreaking for New Dog Park

Come see the newest park the town has to offer.

Notice of Open Meeting

The New Mexico Self Insurers’ Fund to host an open for public meeting on December 21, 2020.