Getting Here

getting here
Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort, New Mexico's year-round destination for Family Friendly, Family Fun, is conveniently located on Highway 518, just 20 scenic miles southeast of Taos in northwestern New Mexico. No matter where you're driving from, our resort is easy to access, and Highway 518 is paved, plowed, and extra wide for easy winter travel. For information on FREE Blue Bus service to and from Taos, see Directions From Taos below. For additional information, call 800-587-2240.


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Our GPS Coordinates: N 36° 09.15 W 105° 32.53

Directions From Taos

Estimated Travel Time: Less than 40 minutes
* Take Hwy 68 South.
* Make a left on Hwy 518.
* Continue 20 scenic miles until you reach our resort.

FREE Blue Bus Service to and from Taos
* Available Monday through Friday.
* Departs mornings from Taos County Administration Building.
* Returns afternoons to Taos County Administration Building.
* For schedule and information visit www.ridethebluebus.com 



Directions From Albuquerque (the FASTER, MORE SCENIC way):
Estimated Travel Time: Around 2.5 hours
* Take I-25 North to exit 276.
* Turn left ont NM-599 North/Veteran's Memorial Hwy toward Santa Fe/Relief Route.
* Merge onto US_285 N/US-84 N via the ramp to Espanola.
* Turn right at Cundiyo Rd/NM-503
* NOTE: from this point on, follow the brown HIGH ROAD TO TAOS signs.
* Turn left at Juan Medina Rd (CR-98) (you'll see the HIGH ROAD TO TAOS sign just before this intersection)
* Just past Chimayo, turn right onto NM-76 (you'll see the HIGH ROAD TO TAOS at this intersection)
* Turn left to stay on NM-76 (you'll see the HIGH ROAD TO TAOS sign - and a building with a very brightly-painted mural - can't miss it)
* Turn right at NM-75 E (you'll see the HIGH ROAD TO TAOS sign - and another directional sign pointing toward Taos - follow that sign)
* Near Penasco, turn left to stay on NM-75 E (you'll see a sign for Sipapu here)
* After Vadito, merge right at NM-518 S (you'll see a sign for Sipapu here)
* Sipapu is approximately 5 miles from this intersection, on the right!


Directions From Albuquerque (the EASY way):

Estimated Travel Time: Less than 3 hours
* Take I-25 North to exit 276.
* Turn left ont NM-599 North/Veteran's Memorial Hwy toward Santa Fe/Relief Route.
* Merge onto US_285 N/US-84 N via the ramp to Espanola.
* From Espanola, follow NM-68 N through the Rio Grande Valley
* Turn right on Hwy 75 (you'll see a sign for Sipapu and a winery on your right)
* Near Penasco, turn left to stay on NM-75 E (you'll see a sign for Sipapu here)
* After Vadito, merge right at NM-518 S (you'll see a sign for Sipapu here)
* Sipapu is approximately 5 miles from this intersection, on the right!


Directions From Santa Rosa (I-40 East)
Estimated Travel Time: Less than 3 hours
* About 17 miles past Santa Rosa, take exit 256 for US-84 N toward Las Vegas
* Turn right at US-84 N
* Turn right to merge onto I-25 N
* Take exit 343 toward NM-283/I-25 BUS/NM-329/Las Vegas
* Turn left at NM-518 N/US-85-N
* Turn left at 7th St/NM-518 N
* Sipapu is approximately 54 miles from this intersection, on the left!


Directions From Angel Fire
Estimated Travel Time: About an hour
* Go North on NM-434 N
* Turn left at US-64 W (you will need to make a couple of lefts to stay on US-64 W)
* Turn left at NM-68 S/Paseo Del Pueblo Sur in Taos
* Make a left on Hwy 518.
* Continue 20 scenic miles until you reach our resort.

 

Distance from Major Centers

CityDistance
from Sipapu
Taos 20 miles
Santa Fe 65 miles
Albuquerque 114 miles
Amarillo 280 miles
Denver 309 miles
Tucson 612 miles

 

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