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Play Pickleball in Ruidoso

A paddle sport for all ages and skill levels. Easy to learn. Gentler than tennis. Play Pickleball, a recreational craze that borrows from tennis, ping pong and badminton.

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6 Ways to Spring Break In Ruidoso

Whether you're looking for a relaxing getaway to recharge your soul until summer or a blast of adrenaline inducing outdoor activities, here are six ideas for an unforgettable Ruidoso spring break

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Ruidoso Winter Park: A Winter Family Favorite

Go tubing at Ruidoso Winter Park. There are lanes for racing your friends and a Magic Carpet conveyor belt for an uphill ride. Adrenaline junkies can descend individually, in tandem — or for the fastest and longest ride, in group clusters in a giant tube. After your chilly thrill, retreat to a warming VIP Igloo to cozy up in with a hot drink and a snack.

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Why A Ruidoso Mountain Escape Should Be Your Next Vacation

From dazzling night skies to snow-capped peaks and evergreen forests, here are five reasons to make a Ruidoso mountain vacation your next adventure.


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Water Sports & Fishing Rentals at Grindstone Lake

Head to the water for a day of fishing, kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, and more at Grindstone Lake with Backcountry Attitudes.

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Summer Activities at Ski Apache

Ski Apache is known for its beautiful warm weather skiing and snowboarding as the nation’s southern-most continually operating resort, but there is plenty of summer excitement too. Here is what travelers can look forward to this summer.

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Wind Rider ZipTour at Ski Apache

This adrenaline-pumping, three-span zip tour begins above 11,000 feet with parallel cables so riders can ride side-by-side. It also spans over 8,900 feet in length, making it one of the longest in the world while offering a thrilling and unforgettable experience.

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Apache Eagle ZipRider at Inn of the Mountain Gods

Take in the breathtaking views of Inn of the Mountain Gods as you glide over the crystal waters of Lake Mescalero. Offering parallel cables so riders can enjoy the view side-by-side.

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Biking in Ruidoso

From street to trail, if you love to pedal, Ruidoso has you covered. With new trail development and a vast network of empty rural roads and awesome mountain trails, cycling in Ruidoso has never been better. Discover the best places to get your bike on in Ruidoso. 

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Tee off in Ruidoso

Cool temperatures. Unbelievable scenery. This is the Ruidoso golf experience. With four spectacular Ruidoso area golf courses, each course is situated against breathtaking backdrops with its own personality and landscape. Discover which one is best for you.

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Two Ruidoso Lakes You Might Not Know About

Bring a picnic, cast for fish, paddle a boat, cycle, horseback ride, or explore on foot via multi-use trails at two cool, clear alpine reservoirs in Ruidoso that will keep you coming back for more. 

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Grindstone Stables: Horseback Rides

Grindstone Stables is one of Ruidoso's most popular family activities, Enjoy guided horseback rides in the forest above Grindstone Lake.

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