Casino and Racetrack

Inn of the Mountain Gods

(800) 545-9011 |
287 Carrizo Canyon Rd, Mescalero, NM 88340

New Mexico’s premier resort-casino destination situated high in the picturesque mountains of Mescalero, New Mexico. Only 45 minutes from Alamogordo, the Inn is set in the cool, tall pines of the Sacramento Mountains where visitors enjoy crisp air, breathtaking scenery, exciting entertainment and the best casino action in the Southwest. From the 273 luxury rooms and suites, numerous dining options, and 38,000 square feet of action-packed gaming, Inn of the Mountain Gods has it all. Add to that a championship golf course named one of the top courses in the country, and Ski Apache, offering the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world, the Inn offers guests something for every season.

Casino Apache

575-464-7059 |
25845 Hwy 70, Mescalero, NM

Located on Highway 70 just outside of Ruidoso in Mescalero, New Mexico, Casino Apache Travel Center offers locals and travelers everything they need to rest and refuel. The venue offers all your favorite games, from endless slots and video poker to blackjack, roulette, and three-card poker. As a bonus, Casino Apache also features a full-service truck stop and soft-touch car wash.

Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Billy the Kid Casino

575-378-4431 |
1461 Hwy 70 Ruidoso Downs, NM

Ruidoso Downs Race Track is one of the premier quarter horse racing tracks in the nation. The track hosts thoroughbred races, too, but the notable All American Futurity is the richest race in quarter horse racing in the world, with a purse that eclipses $30 million. With new ownership coming after the 2017 season, big things are on the horizon, but one thing is for certain: Ruidoso Downs is and will continue to be the epicenter of quarter horse racing in the United States. The racing season begins Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day weekend. Races are run Friday through Monday and post time is usually at 1:00 pm.

Adjacent to Ruidoso Downs Race Track, Billy The Kid Casino offers over 300 slots and is open daily starting at 10:00 am until midnight weekdays & open late, until 1:00 am on the weekends. The casino offers rotating jackpots, membership rewards, a gift shop, a restaurant, and live music.