Getting Here2018-10-15T09:24:34+00:00

Directions to The Powderhorn when you enter Taos Ski Valley

Taos Ski Valley is located in Taos County, New Mexico and is the third-highest US City by altitude at 9,321 feet (2,841 m). ( The Powderhorn Suites & Condominiums is located at 5 Ernie Blake Road, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525.

When you enter Taos Ski Valley, follow the sign for “all guest traffic” and take the first left. Continue through the resort parking area and onto Thunderbird Road.  Turn left onto Ernie Blake Road.  The Powderhorn is located about 50 yards up the hill on the left. Complimentary parking is provided in the nearby lots of the resort. For your convenience, please park in The Powderhorn carport during check-in, then once you are finished unloading, please park your vehicle in the nearby lots of the resort.

NEW Directions to The Powderhorn during Village of Taos Ski Valley construction:

The Village of Taos Ski Valley is carrying out infrastructure work in front of The Powderhorn. During this construction, access to The Powderhorn on Ernie Blake Road through Thunderbird Road might be closed. In this case, please use Twining Road and take a sharp right into Ernie Blake Road. The Powderhorn will be on your right hand side. You may park in The Powderhorn carport for check-in and unloading. Then, please park your car in the main parking lot of the resort. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your patience.

Area Airports

  • Albuquerque International Sunport  – home to 7 major airlines (Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest, United) and offers nonstop flights to 24 major cities.
  • Santa Fe Airport  – American Airlines flies from Dallas/Fort Worth and Phoenix and United Airlines flies from Denver and Phoenix.
  • Taos Regional Airport – currently services private and charter flights only (no commercial flights). NEW:Air service is to start December 2018 for the upcoming ski season. The service will use a 30- passenger Dornier 328 turbo-prop high-wing jet. Projected service days are Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday with the plane flying Austin/Taos, Taos/Dallas, Dallas/Taos, then Taos/Austin.

Car Rental Companies

Albuquerque International Sunport – most major companies operate from the Sunport Car Rental Center.
Sante Fe Airport – only Hertz and Avis operate from the airport.  Enterprise and Budge are located off the airport.
Taos – Enterprise is located off the airport in the Town of Taos.

Airport Shuttle Service

Taos Ski Valley Shuttle Service: 800-776-1111 or
Provides daily year-round service to Taos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque airports.  Reservations are required.  Please allow 2 hours between Taos Ski Valley and Sante Fe Airport (1.5 hours to/from Town of Taos) and 3 hours between Taos Ski Valley and Albuquerque Sunport (2.5 hours to/from Town of Taos).  See Taos Ski Valley Visitor Transportation Services for Shuttle Times and Rates.

Public Transportation Services

New Mexico Rail Runner:505-245-RAIL(7245)
Light rail service from Santa Fe to Albuquerque and south to Belen. Shuttle service between Albuquerque Sunport Airport and Rail Runner stations provided by ABQ Ride.

Local Bus Transportation

See Taos Ski Valley Visitor Transportation Services for information on Free Taos to Taos Ski Valley Public Bus Services.

RTD/ Chile Line/341 TSV Green Route
Free Taos to Taos Ski Valley Operating December 16 – March 26
The buses are blue with RTD Chile Line logo and “TSV Green” above the windshield.

341 TSV Green provides fare-free service to the towns of:   Taos, Valdez, El Prado, Arroyo Seco, Taos Ski Valley
300 Taos serves Santa Fe-Taos, Monday through Friday
305 Taos serves Santa Fe-Taos on the weekends
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Driving Distances / Approximate Time to Taos Ski Valley

Albuquerque 150 mi / 2:45
Amarillo 302 mi / 4:30
Austin 764 mi / 12:00
Colorado Springs 230 mi / 3:45
Dallas 682 mi / 10:30
Denver 300 mi / 4:30
Durango 208 mi / 3:15
El Paso 400 mi / 6:00
Oklahoma City 558 mi / 8:15
Phoenix 568 mi / 8:30
Santa Fe 90 mi / 1:30
Tucson 569 mi / 8:30


Resort Plaza Map
Village of Taos Ski Valley Map
Taos Ski Valley Map
Taos Ski Valley Pedestrian/Walking Map
Taos Ski Valley Ski Trail Map
Taos Ski Valley Hiking Trail Map
Taos Ski Valley Bike Trail Map

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