Free Things To Do This Winter In Ruidoso

Snuggle in front of the fire. Build a snowman. Take a walk in the forest. Ruidoso embraces winter weather with plenty of no-cost activities to keep your vacation on budget. 

 
Winter hiking, Ruidoso, NM

Go for a walk.

From the paved paths at The Links Trail and the Ruidoso River Walk to the many forest trails, there's something magical about a winter walk. 

 
A drink by the fire. Ruidoso, NM.

Have a drink by the fire.

Whether it's a hot chocolate or a hot toddy, cozying up to the fire with a drink defines a Ruidoso winter vacation.  

 
Movie night at home in Ruidoso.

Date night in.

No driving. No reservations. No hassles. Nothing but the two of you. When's the last time you snuggled close for a night in?

 
Ruidoso night sky. Star gazing.

Gaze at the stars.

Ruidoso's high-altitude location and starry nights make it a dazzling night sky destination and perfect for stargazing.