NOTICE: We will be closed beginning February 16 and reopening March 4, 2021
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welcome to new mexico

Owners Donna, Matt & Melissa Bell of Along the River RV Park are glad to welcome you to Ruidoso, New Mexico!

Just Another Day in Paradise!


Some of the nearby attractions include Ski Apache, the Smokey Bear Historical Park & Museum in Capitan and hiking in the Lincoln National Forest.

Also close by is the Valley of Fires Recreation Area near Carrizozo, Three Rivers Petroglyph Site and wineries near Tularosa, the Lodge Resort at Cloudcroft, Fort Stanton, and the town of Lincoln, which is famous for the Lincoln County War and is the historical home of Billy the Kid.

The White Sands National Monument and the New Mexico Museum of Space History are in nearby Alamogordo. And, we can't forget Ruidoso which has something for everyone whether it be restaurants, casinos, horse racing (when in season), golf, beautiful drives,shopping, and concerts.

After enjoying some of the nearby attractions of this beautiful area, you may want to just relax in the park enjoying awesome mountain views, wildlife, and star studded nights by your campfire away from the hustle and bustle of town.

We offer more than a place to stay, we present a delightful and memorable experience. Our RV Park is for every age group, so give us a call and come see us soon!


  • We Accept Passport America except between Memorial Day Weekend & Labor Day Weekend
  • Paved Highway frontage
  • On the Rio Bonito River
  • Cabins & Tenting
  • Minutes from many activities
  • 5% Discount on the initial site price for Military, Law Enforcement, Firemen, State Employees, Federal Employees & RV Clubs of 5 or more rv's
  • River sites & Non-river sites
  • Big Rig Friendly
  • Restrooms & Showers
  • 50-30-20 amp with full hookups
  • Pets allowed in RV's (Limit 1 with no extra cost). More than 1 are $3 each per day. Pets are not allowed in pop-ups, hybrids, tents or cabins.
  • Big, wide & long pull-thrus
  • WiFi
  • Campfires allowed (if not prohibited by burn ban)


Along the River Directions, Map & Hiking Services.

*Please Note: For map directions to Along the River RV Park, rely only on Google Maps. Most other mapping websites do not have us located correctly.


Traveling West from Roswell, go to Hondo, turn right on Highway 380. Go to Capitan, turn left on Highway 48, go approximately 9 miles. Turn right on Highway 37. Park is 300 yards on the left.


Go to Alamogordo on Highway 54. At Tularosa, take Highway 70. Go to Ruidoso. Turn left on Sudderth Drive. Go to Mechem Drive. Turn right, go approximately 9 miles. Turn left on Highway 37. Park is 300 yards on the left.


Take Interstate 25 South. Turn right on Highway 380 at San Antonio. Go through Carrizozo, apprximately 8 miles. Turn right onto Highway 37. Approximately 12 miles. Park is on the right, 300 yards before Highway 48.