Ruidoso, New Mexico, Travel Guide

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Spectacular vistas in a friendly mountain town surrounded by National Forest, Ruidoso is a place where nature and adventure beckon. Set in the Sierra Blanca mountain range of southern New Mexico, Ruidoso is remarkable in its access to nature, endless outdoors adventures, surprising art and music scenes, and 300+ days of year-round sunshine.

The nearby Ski Apache resort offers runs of varying difficulty and a terrain park. To the southwest, Lincoln National Forest has trails and waterfalls. Ruidoso Downs Race Track features summer horse races. Northeast of the village, Fort Stanton and Lincoln Historic Site are among New Mexico’s most visited and storied historic sites.

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