About Cloudcroft

Learn more about the Christmas Capital of New Mexico

Cloudcroft is a 120-year-old community

offering a family and pet-friendly adventure while nodding to our rich, hospitable heritage of delivering the spirit of goodwill year round.

Cloudcroft welcomes thousands of visitors each year

presenting a variety of festivals spreading joy, cheer and merry making at 9,000 feet above stress level while crafting lifelong memories.

Cloudcroft boasts a year-round wonderland

with the grandest Christmas trees; colorful seasonal foliage, and nationally recognized, superbly maintained trails showcasing a canvas of breathtaking, enchanting scenery.

Cloudcroft is the southernmost part of New Mexico for winter fun and activities

such as snow skiing, winter tubing, snowmobiling and outdoor ice skating, and unique opportunities to cut down your own Christmas tree with proper Forest Department permit, or stroll through our vintage Pioneer Village transformed into the perfect family photo greeting card spot.

Cloudcroft offers a feeling of nostalgia

as visitors and residents walk our sidewalks recognizing just as snowflakes are unique so are our one-of-a-kind retailers whose shops and restaurants prove that community goodwill and special novelties are always in season, ready to be wrapped for any celebration.

Cloudcroft’s charm unveils a moment

when that special feeling residents cherish kicks in, and visitors are treated to knowing that new traditions, done well, become repeat traditions, while relaxing in a desired choice of lodging, whether it is a place with rustic cabins, a quaint Inn, RV campgrounds, a historic hotel, a mountain chic hotel, privately-owned cabin or a festive bed and breakfast.

Cloudcroft has captured the essence of the Christmas spirit

with a year-round feeling through our pristine scenery, unified architecture, and unforgettable hospitality. Residents know our season isn’t defined by a calendar, Cloudcroft feels and looks like Christmas all the time, thus, Cloudcroft has claimed the designation of Christmas Capital of New Mexico.