Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Bigfoot in Red River

The town of Red River lies high in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of northeastern New Mexico’s Taos County—8,650 feet above sea level—and yet it is still thousands of feet below the pine- and fir-covered peaks that surround it.

Barely 100 miles northeast of Santa Fe, and just about 40 miles northeast of Taos, Red River has managed to remain a world all its own, a mountain world of sharp morning air and wind in trees. Laid out along both sides of a mile of the serpentine State Road 38, and home to about 500 permanent residents, this town at the junction of Bitter Creek and the Red River lures visitors from all over the American West—and might lure others, of a different, and larger, and much harrier, sort as well.

Middle-aged German men?


Well: maybe. Probably.

But we were talking about Bigfoot.
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