Located in South Central New Mexico, the Lincoln National Forest is known as the birthplace of the world-famous Smokey Bear, the living symbol of the campaign to prevent forest fires. The original bear is buried in Capitan, New Mexico.
But, it doesn`t stop there! Swing by the local Forest Service Department at 901 Mechem Drive and invest in one of their very detailed forestry maps to plan your hiking/mountain biking/off-roading experience.
Grindstone Stables has been offering horseback rides for over 20 years. Customer Service and Hospitality, as well as great horses, are our number one priority.
In the Winter months, you can also take a sleigh ride through the Upper Canyon to get you in the holiday spirit!
The Links, with rolling hills and Scottish style golf on the font nine to paths carving through the pines on the back nine, truly offers something for every golfer at any level. The Links includes a first class driving range as well as a chipping and putting green.
Enjoy Hiking, Horseback Riding , Mountain Biking. Fishing, Sports Tournaments, Swimming, - You name it! Ruidoso`s mild climate and gorgeous surroundings will make you want to get outdoors to play and Ruidoso Parks and Recreation has the 411 on what to do and where to go! Check out their website!
Take your zip-lining experience above and beyond with this three-span zip tour. This beautifully stunning adventure begins and rises above 11,000 feet. It is also complete with parallel cables so riders can glide down the mountain side-by-side. The adrenaline-pumping, three-part zip tour reaches over 8,900 feet in length, making it one of the longest in the world while offering a thrilling and unforgettable experience.
THE best Mexican Food in Ruidoso - bar none! Speaking of bars - they`ve got one, and you won`t miss a single game of any kind on one of the many flat screen TVs.
Tell them Mike and Sheri sent you and you`ll be treated like family! If they throw an apron at you and tell you to get busy, don`t blame us!
Ski Ruidoso Ski Shop has been serving skiers with the best equipment and ski gear, at the best rental prices, for over 20 years.
Click their Rental Form and get to the ski area quicker when you send your rental info ahead of your arrival.
As a bonus, they`ve got a progressive discount package for multi-day rentals and they`re right on your way to the ski area!
The Flying J Wranglers Western Show and Chuck-Wagon Supper has been an institution in our area for 35 years. You don`t want to miss this while you`re in town. A gunfight in the streets of the old western town before the dinner bell rings, and a fabulous supper show put on by some of the most talented vocal and instrumental musicians you`ve heard.
Fun for all ages!