Military & First Responders

As a thank you and appreciation for their service, we are proud to offer discounts to Service Members and First Responders. Active Duty, Reserve, Retired Military, and First Responders, including legal direct dependents, receive discounts on select summer products. Eligible guests can verify with for online purchases or with a valid ID for in person purchases. Questions about the Military & First Responders discount? Check out the FAQ at the bottom of this page. 

  • For online purchases, eligible guests can verify with 
  • For in person purchases, Active Duty, Reserve, and Retired Military must provide a current ID or DD214. First Responders must provide a current ID. In lieu of an ID, a letter written within one month of arrival may be provided showing proof of employment or volunteer status. Please note that in person purchases will follow the same eligible occupations as
  • Discount may not be combined with or used with other discount offers.
Activity Tickets Information
  • All activity tickets, except for Hidden Treasure Aerial Park, are dateless, and the available ride(s) can be used anytime the activity is open during the 2024 season.
  • Please be prepared, as the weather can change quickly and dramatically. Activities may temporarily close due to inclement weather. 
  • Sales tax is not included in prices for summer products. 
Scenic Summer Chairlift
  • Children 5 & Under tickets are only available in person at a Sales Counter or Guest Services.
  • Scenic Summer Chairlift tickets are purchased per ride, per person.
Scenic Summer Chairlift  
Adult (6 & Over) $19
Child (5 & Under)  Free
All Day Use $34
Scenic Chairlift Season Pass $110
Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line
  • Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line participants must be at least 42" tall.
  • Carts can accommodate either one or two participants. 
  • Each cart has a single participant weight capacity of 275 lbs and a double participant weight capacity of 450 lbs. All participants will be discreetly weighed before loading to ensure carts are loaded within the required threshold.
  • Rides can be shared amongst participants, but all participants must have a waiver completed and receive a wristband confirming completion of a waiver. 
  • Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line is purchased per ride with multiple rides offering savings per ride.
Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line  
1 Ride $10
2 Rides $18
4 Rides $34
6 Rides $46
8 Rides $58
10 Rides $68
Summer Mountain Tubing
  • Lil' Blue riders must be at least 42" tall.
  • Gold Rush riders must be at least 47" tall. 
  • Rides cannot be shared amongst participants. 
  • Only one rider is allowed per tube. 
  • Summer Mountain Tubing is purchased per person. 
Summer Mountain Tubing 3 Rides 6 Rides
Lil' Blue $20 $30
Gold Rush $30 $40
Hidden Treasure Aerial Park
  • Participants must weigh at least 50 lbs and not exceed 264 lbs. All participants will be discreetly weighed before being harnessed to ensure weight is within the required threshold.
  • Sessions are time and date specific, which must be chosen at the time of purchase. 
  • Hidden Treasure Aerial Park is purchased per session, per person. 
Hidden Treasure Aerial Park  
Per Session $54
Mini Golf
  • Mini Golf is purchased per person. 
Mini Golf  
All Ages $6
Gold Mine Pass
  • Gold Mine Pass Lite includes unlimited access all day on Scenic Summer Chairlift, Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line, Lil' Blue Summer Mountain Tubing, and Mini Golf.
  • Gold Mine Pass Peak includes unlimited access all day on Scenic Summer Chairlift, Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line, Lil' Blue and Gold Rush Summer Mountain Tubing, and Mini Golf.
  • On days when Hidden Treasure Aerial Park is open and space is available, one session on Hidden Treasure Aerial Park can be added onto Gold Mine Pass Peak for $36. 
  • Gold Mine Pass Lite is based on at least 42" tall.
  • Gold Mine Pass Peak is based on at least 47" tall and 50 lbs or more.
  • Gold Mine Passes are purchased per person per day and are not transferable. 
Gold Mine Pass  
Gold Mine Pass Lite $50
Gold Mine Pass Peak $89

Military & First Responders Discount

You must be a member of specific military branches and communities to be eligible for the Military & First Responder discount offered at Red River Ski & Summer Area

Eligible Branches of the Military

  • Air Force
  • Army
  • Coast Guard
  • Marine Corps
  • Military Police
  • Navy
  • NOAA Corps
  • Space Force
  • US Public Health Service

Military Communities 

  • Active duty
  • Military family - Immediate family members
  • Military spouse
  • National Guard
  • Reserve
  • Retiree
  • Surviving spouse
  • Veteran

The following groups are ineligible:

  • Civilian employees
  • Veterans with less than honorable discharges
  • Service members serving in a non-U.S. military
  • Service members not listed above (e.g. Coast Guard Auxiliary)

You are eligible to verify as a First Responder if your occupation is any of the following:

Law Enforcement Officers

  • Animal control officers who are credentialed as an LEO
  • Assistant chief officer
  • Auxiliary & reserve sheriff deputy or police officers
  • Bridge and tunnel officers
  • Chief officer
  • Conservation officers
  • Correctional supply officers
  • Corrections officers (at either government-run or private/for-profit institutions)
    • Emergency response team (ERT)
    • Inmate recovery team (IRT)
    • Quick response strike team (QRST)
    • Special emergency response team (SERT)
  • Courthouse security
  • Detention officers (at either government-run or private/for-profit institutions)
  • Family court officers
  • Fire marshals who are certified law enforcement officers
  • Fleet reserve
  • Game warden
  • Investigator (state or local)
  • Jailer (at either government-run or private/for-profit institutions)
  • Juvenile institutional officers (peace officers)
  • Metro transit police
  • Park rangers (state)
  • Parole officers
  • Patrol officer
  • Patrol deputy
  • Police officers (federal, state, and local; campus police) - active & retired
  • Pretrial services officers (and officer assistants)
  • Probation officers (and officer assistants)
  • Railroad police officers
  • School resource officers
  • Sheriff's deputy
  • State troopers
  • State police inspector
  • Tribal police
  • Wildlife officer


  • Airport fire operations
  • Commissioner (Fire Dept.)
  • Engineer
  • Fire medical officer
  • Firefighter - career, volunteer, and retired (federal included)
  • Fire marshal
  • Helitack
  • Lieutenant
  • Past chief
  • Probationary
  • Supervisory forestry technician
  • Wildland firefighter/ prescribed fire burn manager

Emergency Medical Technicians

  • Emergency medical technician (EMT) - Basic, medium, or advanced
  • Flight nurse (Transport nurse)
  • Medical helicopter pilot
  • Mobile intensive care nurse
  • Paramedic
  • Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse

Federal Law Enforcement Officers and Agents

  • Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms (ATF) (All Employees)
  • Amtrak Police Department
  • Bureau of Prisons (BOP) (All Employees)
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) (All Employees)
  • Customs & Border Patrol (CBP)
  • Department of Corrections
  • Department of Defense (for example: Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS), Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), etc.)
  • Department of Fish and Game
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Air Marshals
  • Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) 
  • Federal Protective Service
  • Transportation Security Administration Agent (with a red shield on their badge ONLY)
  • Department of Interior
  • US Park Police
  • US Park Rangers
  • Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • Department of Public Safety
  • Department of State
  • Department of the Treasury
  • District Attorney
  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) (All Employees)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) (All Employees)
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
  • SSA Assistant Special Agent
  • US Marshals Service
  • US Postal Inspectors (Postal Inspectors & Criminal Investigators)
  • US Secret Service does not verify the following occupational titles as First Responders:

  • Advocate coordinator
  • Ambulance driver (can qualify only if they can also document being an EMT or paramedic)
  • Animal control officer (not credentialed as a LEO)
  • Animal services officer
  • Assistant superintendent
  • CERT team member (Community Emergency Response Team)
  • Chaplain
  • Correctional food service supervisor
  • Civilian deputy
  • Civilian employee (staff, employees, secretaries, administrative assistants, etc.)
  • Classification officer
  • Code enforcement officer
  • Community outreach specialist
  • Community service aide
  • Coroner
  • Corrections staff (civilian employees)
  • Court bailiff
  • Court services officer
  • Crime lab analyst
  • Crime scene analyst/technician
  • Crisis intervention specialist
  • Custody specialist
  • Department of agriculture
  • Deputy clerk
  • Detention technician and communications officer
  • Emergency management volunteer
  • Emergency medical responder (EMR)
  • Emergency medical services (EMS)
  • FEMA
  • Fire Corps volunteer
  • Forensic services
  • Highway worker/road patrol
  • Laboratory/evidence tech
  • Medic
  • Medical examiner
  • Medical professional (doctor, nurse, pharmacy technician, etc.)
  • Ocean lifeguard
  • Parking enforcement officer
  • Police service technician
  • Peace Corps
  • Police badge (no name)
  • Police reserves (volunteer)
  • Police recruit
  • Recreation specialist
  • Sanitation worker
  • Search and rescue team member
  • Security officer
  • Ski patrol (unless licensed as an EMT)
  • Traffic officer
  • Transportation security officer for TSA
  • Trial court officer
  • Victims witness assistant