Ruidoso attractions

Museum in Ruidoso

Hubbard Museum of the American West

This town-run museum focuses on local history, with a wonderful gallery of old photos, and also displays Native American kachinas, war bonnets, weapons and pottery. Traces of its original incarnation as the Museum o…
Sports Ground in Ruidoso

Ruidoso Downs Racetrack

National attention focuses on the Ruidoso Downs racetrack on Labor Day for the world's richest quarter-horse race, the All American Futurity, which has a purse of $2.4 million. The course is also home to the Racehor…
Indian Reservation in Ruidoso

Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation

Around 4000 Apache – not only Mescalero, but also Chiricahua and Lipan – live on this 720-sq-mile reservation, stretching south and west of Ruidoso on the flanks of the magnificent Sierra Blanca Peak. These nomadic …