Area Attractions



Cree Meadows Golf

The Cree Meadows Golf Course:  Yards: 5952; Par: 71; Rating: 66.9; Slope: 116.  301 Country Club Drive, (575)257-5815.

The Links at Sierra Blanca in Ruidoso: Yards: 6,793; Par: 72; Rating: 71; Slope: 121; 105 Sierra Blanca Drive, (800)854-6571.

Inn of the Mountain Gods Championship Golf Course: Yards:  6,834; Par: 72; Rating: 72.1; Slope: 132. Hotel guests can make tee  times three months in advance. Non-guests can reserve tee times up to  two weeks in advance. Rt. 4, Mescalero, (575)464-7941 or (575)464-7945.

Rainmakers Golf Course:  Yards: 7,200; Par: 72, Rating: 72.4; Slope: 133. 230 Pueblo Loop,  Alto.  (575)336-4653.  Rainmakers is a private course open to the public  for a limited time.


Three Area Casinos

Billy the Kid Casino is always looking for new ways to please their valued customers.  Check back often to see what new and exciting games and promotions are coming to BTK Casino.  Info:  575-378-4431 or Happy Hour 5-7 pm in Billy’s Sports Bar & Grill (Wed-Sun) Race book 7 days.  Daily specials on food & drinks.

Casino Apache Travel Center – The Casino offers everything you need to rest and refuel.  Located on Highway 70, we offer up all your favorite games from endless Slots and Video Poker to Blackjack, Roulette, and 3 Card Poker.   Casino Hours:  Sunday – Thursday 8 AM to 4 AM and Friday – Saturday Open 24 Hours. Info:  1-877-277-4577 or 

Inn of the Mountain Gods Casino – Enjoy the best Las Vegas style casino in the Southwest.  From penny slots to a complete complement of table games including Blackjack, Craps, Poker, Three and Four Card Poker, Roulette, Ultimate Texas Hold’em and Let it Ride… Casino Hours:  Sunday – Thursday 8 AM to 4 AM and Friday – Saturday Open 24 Hours   Info:  1-877-277-4577 or


Things to do for Families and Kids  

RASCAL FAIR – White oaks Community Market is open for the 2012 season every Friday from 5 pm to sunset.  Local, organic produce, eggs, honey, plants, Kelly’s great burritos, handcrafts from our best artisans and Gold Panning. Located just east of No Scum Allowed Saloon in the historic town of White Oaks. FUNTRACKERS–  Premier family entertainment complex, includes 3 different age  appropriate go kart tracks, an 18 hole miniature golf course, the bumper  boat lagoon, the giant mountain maze, a four person climbing wall, a  huge game room, and much more. Open weekends.  575-257-3275

KIDDY KORRAL– Pony rides 10 AM Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting) next to the Visitor’s Center on Sudderth Dr. 575-257-7836

HUBBARD MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN WEST – See how life was lived a hundred years ago in the American West.  Located on Hwy 70 East, just past the Ruidoso Downs Race Track. Open  daily 9-5. Adults $6; Seniors & Military $5; Children 6-16 $2.  575-378-4142

MOUNTAIN BIKING – Bikes for sale or to rent are available at The Bike Shop located at 2810 Sudderth Drive,575-257-4905

DISC GOLF–  From Sudderth Drive, take Carrizo Canyon Road 0.8 miles; turn right on  Grindstone Canyon Road 0.3 miles; turn left on Resort Drive 0.3 miles to  entrance of Grindstone Disc Golf Course.  Call 575-257-5030 for more info.

KID’S KONNECTION PLAYGROUND – Located behind the schools on Hull & White Mountain   575-257-5030

HORSEBACK RIDING – Grindstone Stables, 575-257-2241,;Inn of the Mountain Gods, 575-464-5141 ; Please call for hours of operation and reservations.

RUIDOSO BOWLING CENTER – 1202 Mechem Drive, Behind Farley’s – 575-258-3557 

RUIDOSO PUBLIC LIBRARY – 107 Kansas City Road, 258-3704,


Hubbard Museum of the American

Ruidoso River Museum –

Smokey Bear Historical Park –

Smokey Bear Museum & Gift Shop –

Ft. Stanton Museum & Visitor’s Center –

“Old Lincoln State Monument” –

Carrizozo Heritage Museum –

Corona Museum – 1-575-849-3277

White Oaks Schoolhouse Museum –

Miner’s Home & Tool Shed Museum –


 Transportation Taxicab

Dollar Cab 575-937-6803 – Taxi Service within Ruidoso and surrounding areas.
Lincoln County Transit 575-378-1177– Call ahead for pick up.
Shuttle Ruidoso 575-257-1815 – Shuttle Service to El Paso and Roswell airports.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car 575-257-1154 – Affordable car rental.
Ruidoso Rent-A-Car 575-630-0446– Hourly, daily & weekly rentals.

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