Category: Travel

Fun Facts about Ruidoso

Ruidoso, located in the southern part of New Mexico, is a charming village nestled in the Sierra Blanca mountain range of the Rocky Mountains. Known for its stunning natural surroundings and elevation ranging from 5,400 to 11,580 feet, it attracts outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. The area is home to the Smokey Bear Historical Park, dedicated to wildfire prevention, and offers wildlife viewing opportunities. Ruidoso also boasts a rich history in horse racing with the Ruidoso Downs racetrack and is home to Ski Apache, the southernmost ski area in the Rockies. The village features a thriving arts scene, casinos, and a historic downtown area, making it a popular year-round destination.