When Is The Best Time To Visit Ruidoso?
An All Season Destination
Ruidoso, New Mexico
With over 300 days of sunshine every year, there is no one best time to visit Ruidoso. No matter when you plan your trip, there's something for everyone. Winter is synonymous with skiing and snowboarding at Ski Apache and tubing at Ruidoso Winter Park. In summer, it's time for horse racing at Ruidoso Downs and escaping to Ruidoso's cool mountain climate. But locals know that Ruidoso is just as spectacular off-season. Want to know what the weather is like right now? See Ruidoso in real-time on the Ruidoso webcam.
Plan your trip with the help of our seasonal trip guides.
On a fine summer day, the temperature is cool, the sun is shining, and Ruidoso visitors and locals indulge their overwhelming urge to go outside and play.