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About Ruidoso

Welcome to beautiful Ruidoso New Mexico

Ruidoso, nestled in the tall pines of the Sacramento Mountains of south-central New Mexico, is as unique as its four seasons. At 7000 feet, the friendly village offers an escape from the nearby towns of El Paso, Lubbock, Midland, and Amarillo. Located 120 miles from El Paso and 180 miles from Albuquerque, Ruidoso lies in the historic Lincoln County.

A mountain resort village, Ruidoso is in the heart of the Sacramento Mountains of south-central New Mexico. Ruidoso, Alto and all of Lincoln County offers cool weather in the summer and fresh powder at Ski Apache (owned by the Mescalero Apache Tribe) in the winter. Springtime brings a fresh look to the area and autumn on the 12,003 foot Sierra Blanca mountain is a burst of colors from the oak, apple, poplar and our famous aspen trees.

Enjoy the stress-free life that Ruidoso and Lincoln County have to offer in all seasons:

  • Spencer Theater, a world class theater featuring performers from around the world.
  • Old Lincoln Town, dotted with museums and stories of Billy the Kid.
  • Historic Billy the Kid Byway
  • Art galleries and foundries found in and around the Ruidoso, Alto and Lincoln County area.
  • Activities year round to keep the entire family satisfied - hiking, fishing, sightseeing, mountain biking, horseback riding, motorcycle rallies, as well as resting and relaxing.
  • This area has top rated golf courses, tennis, horse racing at Ruidoso Downs Race Track, three casinos and shopping of all kinds. Ruidoso New Mexico Chamber of Commerce Official Website

Ruidoso lodging includes national chain hotels and motels, plus plenty of cabins, condos, bed and breakfast, RV parks, and campgrounds. Restaurants are in abundance and feature a full range of options to fit any budget or taste. Real Estate in Ruidoso NM.

If you decide to stay and make Ruidoso, Alto or any of Lincoln County your home or second home, call the experts in real estate - CENTURY 21 Aspen Real Estate. Our associate brokers know the area because they are residents, community members and care about your investments.

More Activities and Events in Lincoln County

The Hubbard Museum of the American West is a collaborative institution that provides exemplary public service for our patrons.

Whether you are building your dream home, remodeling, or just in need of repairs, you can find the help you need here at the Lincoln County Home Builders Association Website.

Official website of the Spencer Theater, Ruidoso New Mexico. Looking for things to do in Ruidoso, New Mexico.

ENMU-Ruidoso Branch Community College is a comprehensive two-year college offering Certificates of Completion, Associate of Science, Associate of Arts, and Associate of Applied Science degrees.

AirNav: KSRR Sierra Blanca Regional Airport and Information.

Ski Apache, next to Ruidoso, New Mexico, is New Mexico's premier ski and snowboard resort ... and you're visiting the official Ski Apache Ski and Snowboard guide! This site is everything the Ski Apache and Ruidoso Winter visitor needs to plan a carefree winter getaway! There’s complete information on lift tickets, ski and board lessons, ski packages, the Ski Apache special events calendar and a complete description of Mountain amenities. Subscribe to the Ski Apache Ski E-News, our complimentary weekly ski season publication to keep you up to date on all Ski Apache events and special promotions!

New Mexico Resort and Casino Inn of the Mountain Gods is New Mexico's premiere destination spot. Come and enjoy all New Mexico has to offer here.

Located in South Central New Mexico, theLincoln 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.

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MTD Radio is a group of five local and regional Radio Stations committed to serving and promoting Southeast New Mexico and West Texas!! Our stations provide News, Weather, Sports, and Entertainment to listeners throughout the area. MTD is a popular and super effective place for businesses to advertise, not only covering their home markets but offering an expanded area that promotes tourism and encourages patrons from other towns/cities to visit and $pend MONEY!

We are KEDU-LP 102.3 FM Ruidoso, New Mexico Community Radio where we are your station for inspiration.

Academics are our highest priority at Ruidoso Municipal School District as we all strive to be the best school district in the Southwest. We will focus on our four basic educational goals: Writing, Reading, Math and Caring for Self and Others. We expect our students to be respectful, responsible and to make right choices. The school will be challenging especially as you prepare for the demanding careers of the future. We encourage all students to be involved in extracurricular activities, sports, and clubs.