Come Visit Carrizozo!!
The Sacramento Mountains, including Sierra Blanca and Carrizo Peak, form a dramatic backdrop to Carrizozo and provide recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike. Local recreational activities are numerous, with opportunities for hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, horse riding, horse racing, biking, ATV trails, snowmobiling, archery shoots, Little League baseball, 4-H, FFA, gambling, skiing, snow boarding, rodeo, motocross, bird watching, golf, swimming, and bowling.
Nearby is the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, Home of Smokey the Bear, Home of Billy The Kid, along with the Historic Lincoln Museum and the Hubbard Museum of the American West, both affiliated with the Smithsonian. Also nearby are the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Casino, the Inn Of The Mountain Gods Resort and Casino, and Ski Apache along with six private and public golf courses.