Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino 

Nestled in the mountains in unforgettable Mescalero just above Ruidoso is a mountain oasis offering the ideal Southwest getaway. Inn of the Mountain Gods provides guests with stunning mountain views, top-notch service, and unforgettable experiences — whether you are looking to slow things down with a relaxing mountain escape or ready for an action-packed, adrenaline-charged adventure.

Take in the breathtaking views of Inn of the Mountain Gods as you glide over the crystal waters of Lake Mescalero on the Apache Eagle ZipRider. Offering parallel cables so riders can enjoy the view side-by-side, the exhilarating ride reaches speeds of 30+ mph. Or really get the adrenaline pumping on the Apache Wind Rider ZipTour at Ski Apache, Inn of the Mountain Gods’ sister resort. The three-span zip line tour is the highest in the United States standing at over 11,000 feet in elevation above the “Apache Bowl” and gives riders an unparalleled 360 degree aerial view.

When you’re ready to land on solid ground, Inn of the Mountain Gods offers horseback riding, hiking, fishing, paddle boating and kayaking plus a sporting clay range, an arcade, and other recreational activities that the whole family can enjoy as well as year-round activities at Ski Apache.

Get some fresh mountain air and take in the views from the resort’s 18-hole Championship Golf Course designed by renowned golf course architect, Ted Robinson. With a tricky island fairway and fast breaking greens, the course is fun yet challenging for golfers of all skill levels.

To stay fueled during a day of activities, Inn of the Mountain Gods offers a wide selection of dining choices. The brand new gastropub-inspired Broken Arrow Tap House provides a 24-hour, family-friendly venue with an extensive menu serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night bites. Grab a delicious meal at the Gathering of Nations Buffet, head over to Big Game Sports Bar for a burger and ice-cold brew, or indulge your taste buds at Wendell’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant.

Enjoy world-class entertainment in the 2,000-seat event center, which hosts some of the biggest headliners and up-and-comers from across the nation. In fact, Inn off the Mountain Gods received an Academy of Country Music Award nomination for Casino of the Year.

Enjoy 38,000 square-feet of Las Vegas-style gaming, grab a nightcap at Wendell’s Lounge overlooking Lake Mescalero and then settle in for the night in one of the resort casino’s 273 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites.

Owned and operated by the Mescalero Apache Tribe, Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino presents the perfect getaway for every traveler. For more information about Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, please call 800-545-6040 or visit the web site at