The Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce invites you to experience our unforgettable mountain resort. Ruidoso has the lifestyle you have been dreaming of—for a weekend or a lifetime.

Activities & Attractions

The Ruidoso Area is full of activities for people of all ages and interests to enjoy. Performing arts, historical museums and landmarks, horse racing and family fun are just the beginning.

Annual Events

The Ruidoso Area is rich in arts and culture, theater and music, historical re-enactments, and just fun all wrapped up in a weekend event.

Casinos & Horseracing 

Horse racing is at the heart of Ruidoso and a tradition since 1947. Summer is the season for live racing, but the area offers a full year of entertainment and gaming thrills.

Horseback Riding & Hunting

Explore the trails on the back of the majestic horse. And for the daring, big game hunts will excite your senses.


Beautiful weather, sensational views and world-class golf with a variety of challenges can be enjoyed on private and public courses throughout Lincoln County.


Whether strolling through Midtown or exploring area stores you are sure to find that perfect gift, necessity or unique treasure.

Outdoor Recreation

Sierra Blanca holds true to its name and provide a winter full of snow, skiing and tubing. Densely forested pines, spectacular views, and miles of trails offer the perfect outdoor experience. Whether hiking, mountain biking, camping or horseback riding, the mountain awaits you. Click Here for a trail guide of the Lincoln National Forest and the area surrounding Ruidoso.