The Casino Apache Travel Center on U.S. Highway 70 south of Ruidoso, New Mexico is owned and operated by the Mescalero Apache Tribe. It offers travelers everything they need to rest, relax and refuel, including a restaurant, a convenience store, a gas station, and a full-fledged casino.
The center's casino floor covers 34,700 square feet, offering players opportunities to win at 380 gaming machines and ten table games, including Blackjack, Roulette, and 3-Card Poker. The casino is affiliated with the tribe's nearby Inn of the Mountain Gods resort, rewarding members of the Apache Spirit Club for loyal play with discounts, bonus cash, and prizes. Casino hours are from 8am to 4am on Sunday through Thursday and 24/7 on Fridays and Saturdays.
The Travel Center Convenience Store offers a wide variety of snack items, including freshly brewed coffee. Discount gasoline and diesel is available at the pump, and laundry and shower facilities are located inside. There is also fine dining on the premises at Smokey B's Grill, open from 8am to 8pm daily, with oversized entryes and delicious homemade desserts.
The address of the Casino Apache Travel Center is 25845 US Highway 70, Ruidoso, New Mexico 88340. There is always plenty of free parking in front.