Outdoor Recreation Activities
Of course, in the winter, ski the slopes at Ski Apache and enjoy winter fun at Winter Park. You don't want to miss the outdoor natural beauty of Ruidoso!
Ruidoso also offers amazing hiking, camping and fishing!
Deep in the heart of New Mexico’s ancient peaks of the Southern Rocky Mountains breathes a timeless land filled with the richness of nature’s most beautiful creations. This is the Mescalero Apache Reservation, home of Mescalero Big Game Hunts. Within the confines of this sub-alpine and valley terrain, hunters experience the pride of hunting some […]
The 25,000 acre BLM-managed Fort Stanton-Snowy River Cave National Conservation Area is completely open to all visitor use. Precautionary fire restrictions are in effect for all BLM managed locations in New Mexico beginning June 15, 2012. The 93 miles of sustainable trails are for hiking, horseback riding and mountain bike riding. There are also 22 […]
A real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Go to www.geocaching.com for more information about geocaching and sites in Lincoln County.
Lincoln County has a few designated roads and trails for ATVs and OHVs. The Forest Service roads are the only places in Lincoln County where ATVs and OHVs are permitted. Permits for vehicles can be purchased online at the NM State Wildlife site. Call the Roswell Game and Fish Office.
Ski Apache offers some of the best warm-weather skiing anywhere. Located on the north ridge of the 12,002′ Sierra Blanca Peak, the 360 view of our mountain is sure to take your breath away. With an annual snowfall of 180 inches, Ski Apache offers 55 runs and trails and 11 lifts–including New Mexico’s only passenger […]
Horseback Riding Stables
Take in the beautiful scenery during an unforgettable horseback ride. Riding stables are open weather permitting and not during scheduled Big Game Hunting. Riders must be at least 8 years of age. Reservations required. For more information or to book reservations, call Inn of the Mountain Gods Stables at 575-464-7424 or the Hunt Lodge at 575-464-7448.
18-hole golf course and Apache Tee Restaurant at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Experience New Mexico golf at its finest on one of the most spectacular golf courses in the country. Nestled among tall pine trees under the majestic Sierra Blanca Peak is the impressive Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort Championship Golf Course. Designed […]
At the southernmost tip of the Rockies lies the Sacramento Mountains and the vacation paradise of Ruidoso, New Mexico. Here you will find the home of The Links at Sierra Blanca Golf Course. The Links, with rolling hills and Scottish style golf on the font nine to paths carving through the pines on the back […]