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Nancy Burch’s Road Runner Horseback Sleigh, Carriage & Wagon Tours

There is nothing more enchanting in Angel Fire New Mexico than exploring and taking in the terrain and wildlife by horseback. Whether you choose to ride a horse or opt for a tour by a horse drawn carriage or sleigh ride along scenic mountain trails you will not be disappointed. You will be awestruck and delighted taking in the scenic Aspen and Ponderosa pine trees, with vistas of snowcapped Wheeler Peak and the quiet Village of Angel Fire along the foothills of the Carson National Forest. Roadrunner Tours has been hosting families and groups for over thirty years. Memorable year-round tours bring visitors back to Angel Fire again and again.

Angel Fire Exploration by Horseback

Take in the view by horseback and your options are plenty. Road Runner horse tour options offer something for every outdoor adventure. Nancy Burch’s Road Runner Tours offers one hour rides to all day excursions or half day options. You can explore the foothills, high country, wilderness or high meadows by horseback. They even offer a full day expedition of riding combined with panning for gold. Riding lessons are available for the novice and advanced riders.

Winter Sleigh Ride Tours

As long as there is ample snowfall along trails, winter sleigh rides begin at the Elkhorn Lodge and travel along the foothills of the forest and throughout the Angel Fire Resort area. Tours stop for photo-ops and snow play. Guests frequently see deer, elk, rabbits, and other wildlife, and it’s not uncommon to see hawks or a Golden or Bald Eagle. Guests are invited to enjoy hot chocolate, beverages and cookies at the Camp Fire Cafe before and after excursions. Breakfast, lunch or dinners can be arranged for your group by request. Private tours can also be arranged. Tours typically last just under an hour.

Seasonal Carriage Rides

Old-fashioned carriage rides are offered during Spring, Summer, and Fall seasons. This is a popular activity for couples and families. The experience includes full emersion in Angel Fire’s natural surroundings with wildlife viewing. They have many different tours and trails that can be customized for you during your reservation. Guests are encouraged to silence their cell phones and break out their binoculars and cameras. Friendly tour guides and wranglers are happy to share information about the area and points-of-interest, and will stop frequently for photo-ops. Meals can be arranged at your request. Private tours can also be arranged. Rides typically last under an hour.

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Wagon Tours

Wagon tours are a great year-round activity for family reunions and large groups. Horse drawn wagon rides are given along the back roads throughout the Village of Angel Fire and the Country Club area. Guides will highlight points-of-interest, plant and wildlife, and history. Picnic lunches or dinners can be arranged at your request. Tours typically last just under an hour. A wagon ride for your child’s birthday party is an activity that they will never forget. Celebrate with cake and pony rides by hosting your party at our cafe.

Wedding Day, Engagement, and Anniversary Carriage Rides

Can you imagine an experience more magical than riding to and from your nuptials on your very own horse-drawn carriage? Your romantic event will be extraordinary and your loved ones will enjoy that special moment in your life. The carriages afford you and your wedding party unforgettable photo opportunities.