NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A few ski areas have already opened, but that’s not the only activity you can do in the snow! Check out some New Mexico locations to go tubing in the winter.

Angel Fire Resort
Angel Fire Resort’s opens on December 15, 2023. They’re rated 2.7 stars on Yelp and 4.4 on Google Reviews.

Capulin Snow Play Area
This location is ranked 5 stars on Yelp. On Google Reviews, it’s rated 4.9 stars. Tubing and sledding are welcome there, but they don’t allow metal or wooden sleds.

Red River Ski Area
This ski area offers tubing. It’s rated 4.6 stars on Google Reviews and 4.1 stars on Yelp.

Ruidoso Winter Park
This park is rated 4.3 on Google Reviews and 3.1 on Yelp.

Ski Cloudcroft
This ski area offers tubing for two hours at a time from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The area has five lanes, is 700 feet long, and boasts a 70-foot vertical drop. The cost for a tubing session is $30. They’re rated 4.6 stars on Google Reviews and 4.5 on Yelp. The area has tubes for rental; riders must be at least 42 inches tall.

Taos Ski Valley
This ski area offers an area for tubing. They’re expecting to open on Thanksgiving Day.

If you want to visit a national forest or park to go tubing, the US Forest Service suggests contacting the local ranger district.

UPMC Health Beat advises supervising children, wearing a helmet, sitting face forward, and going down the hill one at a time.

When you’re spending time in a cold area, it’s recommended to wear warm clothes like hats, coats, gloves, boots, and snow pants.