The Bavarian Lodge and Restaurant

Summer 2015 Redevelopment Updates

Updated August 28
  • Next Week: Paving of Bear parking lot/Thunderbird Road by the Info Booth next week
  • Installation of new geo-thermal well field at Strawberry to begin end of August/September
  • Armadillo Lot Expansion-Tree Removal Starts Soon-A level Parking continues to be closed up to Firehouse Road
    Trees are being removed in the Armadillo lot area, parking will be detoured to Thunderbird Road and/or Firehouse Road. Ample parking can be found at Hiker Parking near Twining Road and Thunderbird Road.
  • Clearing and preparation on Thunderbird Road “Sprung Structure” site with new structure arriving end of July and completion this Fall.
  • End of Thuderbird-Resort Center-Siberia Sewer Work + New Fence
    End of Siberia Road (near Sierra Del Sol) will have a fence that will be erected so a manhole can be installed where the excavator is located in the photo here.  This will be the end of the Siberia sewer line work for this year. Note that the entrance to the locker rooms and trash drop will be blocked by this fence.

  • Arrival and installation of hotel pre-cast concrete panels will begin the last week in July and complete in September.
  • Digging and pouring of the footings for the new hotel will happen in July & August with this work completed at this time.
  • Sutton Place culvert replacement begins late August or early September (pending receipt USFS and ACE permits).
  • Utility work for electrical power, natural gas/fiber optics trench up Hwy 150 will start late Summer and will continue in sections this Fall and next Summer.
  • Hotel storm water pollution prevention plan is in place to properly control construction zone runoff.
  • Demolition of existing Pagoda buildings has been completed, and excavating new building/hotel footprint completed.
  • Digging of hotel elevator pits completed.
  • Shoring against Snakedance Condos completed.
  • Sutton Place closed to vehicles until November 24/ Pedestrian access and signage up end of May-November.
  • Village of Taos Ski Valley Updates

TSV Inc./ Taos Ski Valley Resort Updates 

TSV Inc. Initial 2012 Announcement about Planning and Redevlopment


On August 23, 2012, the Forest Service authorized Taos Ski Valley to develop 2 new chairlifts, 2 new gladed runs, a snowtubing area, mtn biking & snowshoeing trails, & a new drop-off at the base area, as well as, replace 3 chairlifts & reconfigure several parking lots within its current special use permit boundary. A Notice of Availability for the draft EIS was published in the Federal Register on January 13, 2012. See below for documents prepared to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Click below on the buttons to view the full redevelopment plans for Taos Ski Valley.






The Village of Taos Ski Valley 2012 Master Plan


The original Village of Taos Ski Valley Master Plan (Master Plan) was developed during a community wide charette held from February 16 through February 22,2006 at the Village of Taos Ski Valley. The Master Plan was developed in response to increasing development pressure in the Kachina Basin and the Village Core areas of Taso Ski Valley. Since that time the Master Plan was revised and adopted by the Village of Taos Ski Valley in November of 2010. Please view the 2012 revised Master Plan below.




Taos Regional Airport Redevelopment Plans

Planning and politics continue to mix as the controversial Taos Regional Airport continues the up hill, long runway battle to evolve. More up to date information can be found here:
Taos News June 12, 2015
Taos News June 9, 2015
Taos News June 8, 2015

Initial Taos Regional Airport 2012 Memorandum