NEW MEXICOSTATE GUIDELINES for travel: 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 January 13th, 2021 any individual traveling to New Mexico from states that are deemed high-risk based on COVID-positivity rates will be required to self-isolate 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. This pertains to anyone travelling by airplane, public transportation, or vehicle.
All visitors are expected to comply with New Mexico masking and distancing guidelines while in our state, and would be subject to whatever rules exist in their state of residence when they go home.
Restricted States as of 1/13/21:
District of Columbia
Persons arriving from outside the U.S. are required to self-quarantine for 14 days.
High-risk states: Persons who have arrived in New Mexico from states with a 5% positivity rate or greater over a 7-day rolling average, or a positive test rate greater than 80 per 1 million residents, must physically separate from others in a residence or place of lodging for at least 14 days from the date of their entry into New Mexico or for the duration of their presence in the state, whichever is shorter.
Lower-risk states: Persons arriving from states with a 5% positivity rate or lower over a 7-day rolling average, and a positive test rate lower than 80 per 1 million residents, are not required to self-quarantine. Self-quarantine is still advised for persons arriving from these states, and persons arriving from these lower-risk states are advised to be tested for COVID-19 within 5 to 7 days of their arrival in the state.
Please refer to the New Mexico Department of Health Website for information about the new Public Health Orders that have been put in place.
Exemptions: The order's direction to self-quarantine does not apply to persons employed by airlines; persons performing public safety or public health functions; military personnel and their dependents; federal employees; persons employed by a federal agency or national defense contractor; emergency first responders; health care workers; New Mexico residents who have left the state to obtain medical care; New Mexico residents who have left the state for less than twenty-four hours for matters attendant to parenting responsibilities; minor children who visit or live part-time with a parent residing in a neighboring state; New Mexico residents who attend or work in an elementary, middle, or high school in a neighboring state; non-New Mexico residents who commute into New Mexico to attend or work in an elementary, middle, or high school; persons arriving in the state pursuant to a court order; persons who are employed or contracted by an "essential business," as defined by the operative public health order addressing mass gathering restrictions and business closures. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any person who leaves or enters the State for matters unrelated to their employment, military service, medical care, parenting responsibilities, out-of-state parental visitation, education, or court order shall self-quarantine upon arriving or returning to this state.
Gatherings of more than 10 people remain prohibited and 6 feet of physical distance from others must be maintained.
Food and drink establishments may provide outdoor dining only and take-out/delivery. 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 worshipmay operate according to COVID-Safe Practices at 25% occupancy. Places of lodging that have completed the New Mexico Safe Certified program and 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.
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. .
WHAT WE'RE DOING AT 4K RED RIVER AND 4K RIVER RANCH:
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 to4K River Ranch and enjoying the rest of 2020! Don't forget that we are open year-round!