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June 2020

June 2020

And, just like that, it’s June! Summer has arrived in the mountains. Streets are buzzing with tourists, though less than we had hoped, but we are grateful to be open to 50% occupancy. That being said, we are saddened when we have to turn away guests at our own little...

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Snow, Mardi Gras and More…

Snow, Mardi Gras and More…

A new year, a new decade and new memories to be made, life only gets better in the mountains! We have been blessed with great snow for our guests to enjoy, whether just walking through our winter wonderland, or taking turns at the slopes. Watching our little guests...

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Merry Christmas from Rio Colorado!

Merry Christmas from Rio Colorado!

  It’s Christmas time in the Mountains! What is your favorite thing to do when it snows? Whether it is getting up early to be one of the first people on the mountain to ski, taking a sleigh ride down Main Street, enjoying one of our many cozy restaurants, walking...

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November 2019

November 2019

It’s been a very busy couple of months since our last update. September and October were packed with a lot of activities, special events and projects. We were also very busy with our High School Soccer season. Our sons Josh and Zach have been playing soccer for the...

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September 2019

September 2019

Whew! August is already gone, yet it was full of exciting events, wonderful guests and even a bear sighting or two! The first event was the Buckaroo Ball. People donned their outfits, hats and boots to dance the night away, while supporting some of our local...

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Rio Colorado History Part 2

Rio Colorado History Part 2

In 1973, Steve and Beckie Waltz (my parents) were hired to be the first full time, year round on-site managers. I had just been born in May that year at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Albuquerque.My parents had both lived in Red River for several years prior and had...

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July 2019: Summer in Full Swing at Rio Colorado Cabins

July 2019: Summer in Full Swing at Rio Colorado Cabins

We hope you have been keeping up with our web page recently. There have been some beautiful trout caught in our pond, lots of them are over two pounds and a few guests have even brought in some three pounders! Power bait seems to be the fish favorite right now. At...

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June 2019: Summer has finally arrived!

It seems like only yesterday we were preparing for the Memorial Day Motorcycle Rally, and we are already in mid-June! Summer season has begun. The trees are leafing out, the flowers are blooming and the river is still running high from all the great winter snow....

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75th Anniversary Celebration

This year we are celebrating our 75th year in business as the Rio Colorado. Over the years we have gone by several names, Rio Colorado Cabins, Rio Colorado Lodge and Cabins, Rio Colorado Lodge, and most recently, in an order to really get back to our roots and proper...

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May 2019 Getting Ready

The off-season is always a busy time for us in Red River. We have been working on cleaning up the grounds from our wonderful winter season, Spring cleaning all our cabins and finishing up some of our Spring projects. We have been working hard to get Rio Colorado...

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