Category: Destinations in Our Area

Win Prizes for Visiting New Mexico’s Parks This Summer

Did you know that New Mexico is home to 40 state parks, five National Historic Landmarks and a National Park? We’re pretty fortunate to have so many scenic destinations in our area, and now we have an added incentive to get out and see the sights in New Mexico this summer! Last week, Governor Susana… Read more »

The Ruidoso River Trail Nears Completion

In 2012, work began on the first phase of an ambitious project to create a scenic river trail that would ultimately stretch from Eagle Drive in Ruidoso all the way to Two Rivers Park. Members of the Village Council and Parks and Recreation Department envisioned a walking trail along the Rio Ruidoso that would feature… Read more »

Wildlife Biologists Invite Ospreys to Nest in Ruidoso

Here at Innsbrook Village, we already know that Ruidoso, New Mexico is a pretty great place to live. Migrating ospreys, however, haven’t quite gotten the memo, so to speak. That’s why Smokey Bear Ranger District wildlife biologist Larry Cordova and his team are trying to provide Ospreys with some prime real estate near Ruidoso’s Grindstone… Read more »

March 12 Will Be a Night for Music Lovers in Lincoln County

Summer concert season might not be here just yet, but the folks in Lincoln County are already gearing up for some great live music in our area. In two weeks, on the evening of March 12, two major musical acts will come to town – hard rock band Shinedown, and country singer-songwriter Jack Ingram. Whether… Read more »

Experience the Wild West Heritage of Lincoln County

Take a Sunday drive through Lincoln County today, and “wild” might not be the first word that comes to mind. With its pristine hiking trails, eclectic art museums and snowy ski slopes, it can be easy to forget that Lincoln County was home to one of the most famous conflicts in the history of the… Read more »

New Mexico Named as the Next Big Ecotourism Destination

What sites come to mind when you think of ecotourism in America? If you’re like most people, you probably think of places like the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and the backcountry of Alaska. Well, according to Travel & Leisure you should add the scenic landscapes of New Mexico to that list as well. The popular travel… Read more »

Ruidoso Downs Recognized For Beauty and Cleanliness

Here in Lincoln County, we take great pride in the condition of our local area. We’re fortunate enough to live in a tight-knit community of folks who take it upon themselves to come together and make this already beautiful place even better for the future. From community gardens, to tree plantings and litter cleanups, the… Read more »

Experience the Natural Beauty of Lincoln National Forest

Here in Ruidoso, we fortunate enough to have plenty of attractions in our area that grant us the opportunity to get out and experience the great outdoors. Foremost among these scenic destinations is Lincoln National Forest, birthplace of Smokey the Bear. The sprawling landscapes of Lincoln National Forest cover more than one million acres of… Read more »