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Covid-19 Response


In order to keep our community and guests safe during this pandemic, the governor of New Mexico has issued some updated regulations regarding COVID-19. Starting September 4th, 2020, any individual traveling to New Mexico from states that are deemed high-risk based on COVID-positivity rates will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days from the date of their entry into New Mexico or for the duration of their stay in the state, whichever is shorter.

New Mexico has amended the requirements for the mandatory quarantine for individuals traveling to the state of New Mexico, exempting travelers arriving from low-risk states. The quarantine exemption is in effect for the states listed below:
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • Washington, DC

Also starting September 4, individuals who can show documentation of a valid negative COVID-19 test taken within the 72 hours before or after entry into New Mexico are exempt from the 14-day quarantine requirement, regardless of the sate from which they have traveled. If results are not available by the time of arrival in the state, self-quarantine is required until test results are received.

On June 1st, 2020, the public health order was amended to provide the following exemptions to the 14-day self-quarantine requirement and there are 8 categories which are exempt:

  • Individuals traveling to New Mexico to conduct business activities
  • Airline employees on travel for work
  • Individuals performing public safety or public health functions
  • Emergency first responders
  • Health care workers
  • Military personnel
  • Individuals employed by a federal agency or a national defense contractor
  • Individuals arriving to New Mexico pursuant to a court order


Please refer to the US GUIDELINES for travel from the CDC
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) to learn more about traveling and the spread COVID-19.

Gatherings of more than 10 people remain prohibited and 6 feet of physical distance from others must be maintained.

Starting August 29, food and drink establishments may provide indoor dining at up to 25% maximum occupancy, and may expand outdoor dining at up to 75% capacity 

Hair salons, nail salons, massage services, and related services may operate at 25% maximum occupancy in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices

All retailers and houses of worship may operate according to COVID-Safe Practices at 25% occupancy.

Effective September 4, places of lodging that have completed the New Mexico Safe Certified program may expand maximum occupancy to 75%.

Masks are required of everyone in public places except while actively eating or drinking. In accordance with state law, violators will be subject to a $100 fine. Retailers are required to ensure that their customers are wearing face coverings.

Effective July 13th, New Mexico State Parks are not open to out-of-state residents. Individuals who visit a state park must demonstrate proof of residency, such as a state ID or state-issued license plate.

To view all New Mexico traveler information click here.



In accordance with COVID-Safe Practices for lodging, we will continue to follow the state's occupancy guidelines and make sure that all of our guests are kept safe. 

Masks will be required when entering the office to check-in; please only send one person from your party to complete the check-in process.

We are encouraging our guests to call ahead and pay the remainder of their balance if not already done to make the check-in process quick and easy. For check-ins arriving after our normal office hours, please call ahead to take care of any remaining balance and the keys, map, etc. will be left in our late arrivals folder outside of the office with your welcome packet.

As far as cancellations, if you are from the state of New Mexico, we will follow our current cancellation policy, as you are not effected by the governor's orders.

If you are an out-of-state guest and have questions about your current reservation, or you would like to make a reservation, please call the office at (575) 754-2293.
Please review our 4K Red River Policies

4K Red River and 4K River Ranch is taking extra cleaning precautions, as well as cleaning all of our facilities and touch surfaces multiple times a day. To ensure that each room and facility is clean and ready for our guests, we will not be allowing early check-ins for our structures. This includes our nightly rentals in town, apartments and cabins. For RV sites, we will accept early check-ins, as long as the site is clean and it is approved by the reservation team.

Our shower/bath facilities and laundromat remain open until the end of our summer season and will be cleaned frequently.  

If you or anyone in your group has recently been exposed to the virus or have any illness or symptoms, please do not visit 4K River Ranch or Red River until you have fully recovered. We ask that all of our guests maintain proper social distancing while on the grounds of our property and adhere to New Mexico state requirements listed and linked above.

If you are going into town or any other place in Red River, please wear a mask and wash your hands as often as possible. The town of Red River will also be providing extra sanitizing stations for your use.

These guidelines and practices have been agreed upon by all of the businesses in Red River in order to keep our community and guests safe while they are here. Please help us maintain these standards for the good of our lovely little community. We want to keep everyone safe so that we can continue to welcome guests to Red River, but we cannot do that if the guidelines are not being followed.

We look forward to welcoming our guests to 4K River Ranch and enjoying the rest of 2020! Don't forget that we are open year-round!