Angel Fire, New Mexico, April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Angel Fire Resort, located in the Rocky Mountains of southern northern New Mexico, has announced the range of summer season activities that will begin on May 14. For those looking for adventure outdoor activities in a scenic mountain town, Angel Fire Resort has put together a busy summer program for families.
“We realize that many people have been through so much in the past year. We are excited to offer families a natural and socially remote mountain destination this summer, ”said Greg Ralph, Marketing Director of Angel Fire Resort. “It’s time for New Mexico to make a Covid-safe tourism return. We plan to be at the center of these efforts, along with other major New Mexico tourism destinations.”
Here are some of the top Angel Fire Resort activities available this summer.
Opening May 14 (weather permitting) is one of the highest, most adrenaline-pumping outdoor adventures in the state. Angel Fire Resort’s zipline adventure tour takes small groups of thrill-seekers through multiple stages on the second highest zipline tour in the United States.
BIKE – 131 DAYS OF DRIVING
Awarded # 1 Bike Park in the Southwest by MTBParks.com, Angel Fire Bike Park (www.angelfirebikepark.com), the largest Bike Park in the Rockies, opens over 60 miles of trails on May 14. Angel Fire maintains over 100 miles of Green Belt downhill and cross-country trails for all skill levels that also tie into the National Forest trail system including the popular South Boundary Trail. The bike park will offer the longest season in its history, with 131 days of driving.
Travel advice: For those new to sport, check out the newly redesigned Combi Trail. This all new 1.5 mile green trail is ideal for anyone who has never ridden a mountain bike or looking to hone their basic skills before embarking on more advanced riding.
For those who wish to breathe deeply in the mountain air, the Scenic Chairlift offers guests magnificent views of the Moreno Valley as the Chile Express climbs to the top of the mountain at 10,677 feet. At the top you can enjoy disc golf, hike or have a picnic. You can take the chairlift back down or opt for a hike to the front of the ski mountain.
ART AND FARMERS MARKET
This popular Sunday morning mix of art, merchandise and food is back after being closed last summer. Starting Sunday, June 6, take a stroll through Frontier Park for this high-altitude farmer’s market that will offer the best of fresh, locally grown produce like honey, soaps, and baked goods. Sunday morning will be the perfect time to sip a hot vanilla latte, listen to live music, and browse paintings, pottery and jewelry from local Neo-Mexican artisans in the large art and farmers market.
HIGH ALTITUDE GOLF
At 8,600 feet above sea level, Angel Fire Resort’s 18-hole high-altitude golf course is considered one of the most beautiful in the west. The course is nestled beneath the towering Sangre de Cristo Mountains and offers stunning views of Wheeler Peak and abundant wildlife. The driving range and the golf course open on May 14. Travel advice: book your child a clinic or lesson with one of the country’s top child coaches, Evan Sales, who has worked on the Angel Fire Golf Course for the past decade.
According to AAA, 2021 could be the year of the family road trip. One place to visit this summer is Angel Fire’s Luxury RV Resort. The modern 35-acre RV resort located at the foot of the Carson National Forest is rated one of the Southwest’s 25 Best RV Resorts. With 102 RV sites to choose from, travelers can park their rigs and then choose from a plethora of activities throughout the area, including hiking, horseback riding, fly fishing, golf, mountain biking and mountain biking. Travel advice: the RV Resort is already taking reservations for this summer, so book as early as possible. For more information: https://angelfirervresort.com
THE STAND UP PADDLEBOARD
Angel Fire Resort’s Monte Verde Lake was recently restocked with rainbow trout to prepare for fishing this summer. Additionally, boats, stand-up paddleboards, and pedal boats are all available for hire. Fishing equipment, bait and daily fishing permits are also available.
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For more information on this and all other summer events and activities, please contact Angel Fire Resort at 855-923-7387 or visit www.angelfireresort.com.