Everything. Right where you need it.

The High Country Lodge is the hidden gem of Ruidoso and the closest accommodations to Ski Apache. Each of our thirty-two cabins are nestled deep amongst five acres of tall pine trees within walking distance to Alto Lake. All of our cabins feature a real wood burning fireplace, two bedrooms each with a comfortable queen-size bed, a living room with a hide-a-bed couch, a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, HD cable television, free high-speed wireless internet, central heat and a porch to enjoy the mountain air.

Guests will also enjoy recreation at our game room, and tennis court. High Country Lodge is conveniently located near most of what Ruidoso has to offer including Ruidoso Downs horse racing track, Inn of the Mountain Gods casino gaming, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, golf and many more year-round outdoor adventures.

On our website we have collected the best resources about Ruidoso, Alto and New Mexico to plan your visit and make your stay as enjoyable as possible. If you have any questions or would like us to book your next adventure, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you soon!

– High Country Lodge Staff

Lincoln National Forest

This vast 1.1 million-acre forest region is comprised of separate recreational sections including Ruidoso Valley, Cloudcroft and Carlsbad, which are all located throughout the southern Rocky Mountains of New Mexico.

Apache Eagle Ziprider

Take in the breathtaking views as you glide over the crystal waters of Lake Mescalero. The Apache Eagle Zipline offers parallel cables so riders can enjoy the view side-by-side for 1-2 minutes of high-speed thrill!

Ski Apache

Ski Apache is a ski resort in southern New Mexico, on the slopes of Sierra Blanca. It is owned and operated, since 1963, by the Mescalero Apache Tribe. Ski Apache is the only ski resort in New Mexico with its own gondola lift.

Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts

A 514-seat landmark performing arts center near Ruidoso, NM, designed by Antoine Predock featuring a major touring Broadway, dance or musical performance, on the average, every 11 days year round. Four major glass installations by Dale Chihuly. Tours Tue & Thu at 10 a.m.

Pillows Funtrackers

Pillow’s Funtrackers is the premier family fun center in central New Mexico. Known to families from all over the Southwest, they have provided a fun experience for over twenty-five years. This amusement park offers 3 go-kart tracks, 18-hole mini-golf, bumper boats, a maze & arcade games.

With a pristine location, we provide the best value to our customers by offering a great getaway at an accessible rate.

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