Angel Fire Chalets NM

Angel Fire Chalets Activities

Learn About Activities at Angel Fire Chalets
Angel Fire Resort Activities:


Base Elevation: 8,600 feet

Summit Elevation: 10,677 feet

Vertical Drop: 2,077 feet

Chair Lifts: 2 high-speed quads, 3 doubles, 2 Sunkid Wondercarpets.

Trails: 79 trails: 18% beginner, 46% intermediate, 36% advanced.

Terrain Parks: 3 Total.

Night Rider (featuring lower rails and smaller features for developing skills),

Rail Yard (off Heading Home, featuring beginner and intermediate rails and boxes,

Liberation Park at summit as well has multiple jumps, rails, funboxes for advanced riders.

Glade Skiing: Four glade (or tree trail) areas totaling 30 acres:

Bear Glade, Elk Glade, Shane's Glade and Eagle Glade. All are designated as advanced terrain.

Average Snowfall: 210 inches annually

Snowmaking: 52% of the mountain, 85% of beginner terrain

Night Skiing: Night skiing is offered on the front side of the mountain on select evenings and weekends from 4-8 p.m. for $24 (or $12 with a same-day ticket). Terrain includes 50 acres of groomed trails as well as a few terrain park features.


Angel Fire Golf Course Rated as one of the top 5 courses in New Mexico and one of the top high-elevation courses in the country by Golf America. Open May to October.


Discover Angel Fire Resort's 18-hole disc golf course located at the summit of the mountain. Disc golf is free to play but requires a lift ticket or season pass to access the chairlift.


This tour of six ziplines, will have you flying across our mountain, high above the stunning Moreno Valley. Tours typically take two to three hours. Tours ziplines vary from 120 to 1,600 feet in length.Trained guides will accompany riders, ensuring the tour is both safe and fun. Between ziplines, you’ll walk along a well-maintained path which allows you to fully enjoy the beauty of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. These tours are sure to get your adrenaline pumping and create memories that will last a lifetime.


The Angel Fire Resort Tennis Center includes six hard courts for use. The courts are located at Olympic Park, a small private lake on Highway 434 near the Country Club. It has tennis courts, basketball courts, a baseball field and a nice area for picnics.
Other Area Activities:


Angel Fire Resort’s Monte Verde Lake

Stocked several times throughout the summer with trout. Equipment and bait are available at the lake. Paddle boats, paddle boards and rowboats are also available.

Eagle Nest Lake

A 2,200 acre lake 9 miles from Angel Fire and boasts some of the finest trophy fishing for rainbow trout and kokanee salmon in the Southwest. Fishing is excellent in open water or through the ice for 14 inch and bigger rainbows. Eagle Nest Lake is stocked on a regular basis. Restrictions are: no alcohol, campfires, unleashed pets, dam access or camping. Improvements to be made to the north end of the lake include: 2 parking lots, 35 foot 2-lane boat ramp, grass beltway, improved shoreline access, new permanent boat dock, picnic area, permanent toilet facilities, fish cleaning station and fishing piers.

Cimarron Canyon

Offers some of the finest fly fishing in the West for rainbow and brown trout. Private lakes are hidden among our mountains, some offer guides and lodging packages.


If wildlife viewing is not a good enough reason to mountain bike, the vast and varied expanse of uncrowded trail systems are. Truth is you’re more likely to see an animal than another biker. There is something for every level of rider. You can also bike Angel Fire's Ski area. Take your bike up the Chile Express to the top of the mountain and explore the many biking trails. The Chile Challenge, part of the Mountain States Cup Series, is held here each May. It’s two days of cross-country and downhill mountain biking.


Angel Fire is blessed to have Carson National Forest bordering it on the West and The Cimarron Canyon Area to the Northeast. Each area grants us hiking trails with varying vegetation and views. This area has a number of easy treks for flatlanders, kids and anyone who just wants to get out among the beauty. There are numerous trails, here are three to whet your appetite.

Clear Creek Trail in Cimarron Canyon is excellent for the beginner. You will hike by numerous small waterfalls.

Elliot Barker Trail is an intermediate hike with incredible views of the Moreno Valley, Baldy Mountain, Eagle Nest Lake and the Wheeler Wilderness. The end of the trail opens into a large meadow where you’ll feel on top of the world.

Wheeler Peak, the tallest peak in New Mexico at 13,161 feet, towers majestically over the Moreno Valley. Climbing this earns you bragging rights. Wheeler Peak Wilderness is in the Carson National Forest.

The Questa Ranger District office can provide information and maps of the area.
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Angel Fire New Mexico

  • 83 North Angel Fire Road, Angel Fire, NM 87710