Town Wide Garage Sale

Red River New Mexico Motel Lodging at Deer Lodge

June 3 and 4 Are the best days to be in Red River if you are looking for deals. The annual town wide garage sale! Pick up your map at the Visitor Center – or cruise around town. This coincides with the Classic Car Show held at Brandenburg Park. Stay the weekend and have some fun!

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Car Show Weekend June 3,4,5 2016

car show

Classic Car Show Weekend – If you love classic cars, muscle cars, live music, and a weekend of family Red River is the place to be this weekend.

The cars will be in Brandenburg park on Saturday- neon parades Friday and Saturday night .

Plus the town is in full swing with chair lift rides at the Ski Area, activities at the Community House, live music, a variety of places to shop and dine , plenty of fishing and areas to hike or jeep .

Log on to and check out This Week in Red River for a list of events and activities though out Red River.

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There’s a wedding happening!

Red River Lodging

John Tillery owner of the Deer Lodge in Red River NM is getting married! If you are in town please come by to celebrate Dale and Johns union – if you would like to send regards emails may be sent to or post to the Deer Lodge Face book page.

P.S. The Deer Lodge has no vacancy during the wedding weekend August 23-24,2014

Ms. Dale Collier and Mr. John Tillery announce their engagement and upcoming August wedding.

Ms. Collier of Livingston, Texas is a retired Continental Airlines  flight attendant of 43 years. She was raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She graduated from Cal State LA, with a BA degree in Fine Arts. She is currently an active volunteer in her community, and her church, First United Methodist Church of Livingston, TX.

Mr.  Tillery of Red River New Mexico and H...

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Come to Red River in June …

Red River New Mexico

June is the time to come enjoy our mountain community and here’s why….


While hot by local standards the day time temps might hit near 90 (like around noon) the evening temps are in the 40’s and sometimes we might see frost in the morning. And while 85 or 90 is hot seek some shade and you’ll be comfortable, it’s a dry heat no humidity.

Stores and Restaurants  are open full time, you can dine by the river or at 10,000′. Jeep rentals. ATV tours, horseback rides, the rivers and ponds are stocked with trout, guided fishing tours cover beginner fly fishing to old salty dog day trips, summer chair lift rides, free to attend weekend events in the park, outdoor and evening music, free events at the Community House.. and this is just a few things to do or if you prefer do nothing at all

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June – Red River has it’s summer fun on!

Red River New Mexico

June 6 and 7 Annual Blues and Brews Fest   June 12- 14th Annual Fine Arts and Wine Festival As well a town filled with daily adventures, hike, fish, jeep, relax, come for a weekend festival or a weekday get away.

JuneIt can be hot sometimes we see day time temperatures in the 80’s (and maybe a 90 around new) and cool down to the 50’s and maybe 30 something once the sun goes down. Come up and laugh at locals complaining about the heat.

June weather is sunny and dry giving you plenty of time to hike up the Middle Fork, fish our numerous ponds and rivers, nap in the shade, shop the town, dine out side river side or street view!

This weekend is the Rivers Blues and Brews Next weekend (June 12-14,2014) is our annual Fine Arts and Wine come sample New Mexico’s finest and meet area artist thr...

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May 16- 18, 2014 Events

Red River New Mexico

Red River is hosting a fun race a 5K and 1/2 marathon Weather forecast is sunny with highs in the 60’s

Come spend the weekend with us log on to for your This Week in  Red River  a listing of restaurants that will be open, live music venues, activities and other events.

You can sign up for the race the day of event HOWEVER we recommend you come the night before and participate in the reception at Mountain Treasures and enjoy a peaceful nights rest- Those participating in the race and their families receive a 10% discount at Deer Lodge and we will accept one night stays for this weekend (May 16 and 17, 2014.

Fishing, Jeep rental and tours, shopping and free trolley rides are available too!



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Hunting and Fishing Expo This Weekend May 9 and 10, 2014 and…..

Red River Fly Fishing

Fishing Derby- May 9 and 10, Cash Money and other prizes, Live Music, Humming bird watching, jeep rental and tours- even a Ping Pong Tournament!

Need a break from the day to day come up to Red River

Log onto and check out This Week in Red River along with the events calendar for updates on weekly and weekend activities as well of shop and dine guide.

MAY 9-10,2014 Fishing Derby Outdoor expo – ending in a fish fry and awards ceremony at the Black Diamond Grill

Sign up for the fishing derby- Deer Lodge has sign up forms ready for our guest cash prizes and other prizes as well as bragging rights! The Chamber will be having raffle drawings.

Opening this weekend after a brief break is the Lost Love Saloon Featuring local recording artist Mike Addington.

Over the “off season” The B...

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MAY 2014 Activities and Events


Red River is a year round resort and if you’re up for a mountain retreat where Deer have the right away crossing the street, fishing is prime, you can star gaze and enjoy peaceful evenings (OK the memorial Day Rally is a little loud!), shop dine and hike to your heart’s content we are ready to accommodate you!



May 9-10,2014 6th Annual Fishing Derby– Fish at town ponds for cash prizes, outdoor vendors, archery, fish fry and drawings for cash and other prizes. Contact The Red River Chamber of Commerce for details and to register or register the day of event (Deer Lodge has forms) plus we have 2 neighboring business that can provide you with NM fishing licenses, tackle and bait and some of the finest fishing guides  www.

 May 17, 2014 5K...

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End of the Ski Season a weekend of fun and games

Have you ever skied in your swimsuit? Watched skiers of all ages end a run with a ski across a pond in hopes of making it to the other side? Don’t care for snow? Go on horse back ride, enjoy live music and entertainment at one of the many lodges. Go fishing or take a guided fishing tour- the trout are hungry

Final weekend of the Red River Ski is upon us Sunday the 23rd will be your last chance to enjoy the slopes- at least with the help of a chair lift!

Deer Lodge is offering a 10% discount on our winter rates 15% for military – please bring ID for 3 day stays March 20 through March 24, 2014.

A few of the events- Oyster Bar, live music, S’Mores, Bingo, Torch Light Parade and fireworks will go out with a bang, 3 PM will be the annual As Seen on You Tube and many I phones Pond Skim at the Sk...

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“There is plenty of snow in these here hills”

Where's the snow? On the ski runs- where we like it.

 Where's the snow? On the ski mountain- where we like it. Driving conditions couldn't be better (log onto to check on driving conditions before starting your trip). Log onto for the latest in snow reports and events at the area.

February 22nd Just Desserts at the Enchanted Forest this annual charitable event brings pastry chefs and chocolate lovers together for a day in the forest. Cross Country ski or snowshoe to tables loaded with sweet treats. Tip: Everyone is invited to partake there’s a dessert table located at the office/rental shop.

The Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski area located 3 miles from Deer Lodge. You can bring your own equipment, or rent...

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