BILLY THE KID CASINO575-378-4431 Located at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and features over 300 great slot machines, including Video Texas Hold Em, Video Blackjack, and Video Craps. Billy's atmosphere, great promotions, and smiling faces make it the Locals Favorite Place to Play! Responsible Gaming Property 800-572-1142. 26225 US HWY 70, Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico 88346
BILLY THE KID SCENIC BYWAYReceived a Scenic Historic Byway designation from the Federal Highway Commission in June of 1995. Take an online 'tour' of the communities along the Byway.
CARRIZOZO HERITAGE MUSEUM 575-648-1105 The museum is open March-December, Thursday through Saturday, 10AM to 2PM. The Carrizozo Heritage Museum features displays of old historic Carrizozo. 103 12th Street, Carrizozo, NM 88301
CASINO APACHE TRAVEL CENTER 800-545-9011 In addition to the Inn of the Mountain Gods Casino, IMG's have a full casino just for locals and travelers passing through. Casino Apache Travel Center offers everything you need to rest and refuel. 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero, NM 88340
FORT STANTON MUSEUM575-354-0341 Hours 10am-4pm Thursday thru Monday. 104 Kit Carson Rd Fort Stanton, NM
FUNTRACKERS575-257-3275 Family entertainment complex. 3 Go Kart Tracks, 18-hole Miniature Golf, Bumper Boats, Giant Maze, Climbing Wall, Game Room and much more. Open daily all summer 10am to 10pm; weekends all year, weather permitting. 101 Carrizo Canyon Rd Ruidoso,NM 88345
GOLFYear round golf on three public courses. Where else can you golf in the morning and ski in the afternoon?
HUBBARD MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN WEST575-378-4142 One of the State's most respected museums. Housing a magnificent collection of carriages, wagons, saddles fine art and Indian artifacts. 26301 Hwy 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM
LEE'S GOLD PANNING AND PROSPECTING TOURS 575 648-2763 The Old White Oaks Prospector. Go Gold Panning in the old Gold Rush town of White Oaks, NM Open April through Late September. Email me HC31 Box 23 White Oaks NM 88301.
LINCOLN NATIONAL FORESTLocated in South Central New Mexico, the Lincoln National Forest is known as the birthplace of the world-famous Smokey Bear, the living symbol of the campaign to prevent forest fires. Forest Station: 901 Mechem Dr. Ruidoso, NM 88345 - 575-257-4095
LINCOLN, NEW MEXICOThis National Historic Landmark is considered by many historians to be the most authentic old west town remaining in the United States. Center of the bloody Lincoln County War, the little hamlet was launched into the history books by a host of famous characters including Billy the Kid, Kit Carson, Pat Garrett, John Chisum and Lew Wallace.
MOUNTAIN MAZE575-973-0531 All ages enjoy getting 'LOST' in over 5,200 sq ft of frequently changed pathways. Race the clock and each other to win Amaze’n Prizes! Open daily during spring break and all summer: 10am-9pm Sun-Thurs. 10am-10pm Fri-Sat. Weather permitting. Located with FUNTRACKERS at Sudderth and Carrizo Canyon.
OTHER OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Hiking, Camping, Mountain Biking, in a climate that is Seasoned Just Right.
PANNING FOR GEMSTONES575-973-0531 Sift through a bag of mining rough in the flowing water of the sluice and discover the Gems... to take home! Located with FUNTRACKERS at Sudderth and Carrizo Canyon.
RUIDOSO ARTISTS AND GALLERIES Some of the best art in the Southwest.
WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT 575-479-6124 The largest deposit of gypsum sand dunes is just 15 miles southwest of Alamogordo, NM on US Hwy 70. The Visitors Center has exhibits detailing the origins of the dunes. Daily, year-round hours: Visitors Center 9am-7pm, Scenic Dunes Drive 7am-9pm.