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Flying J Ranch

Open Now: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open today: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Put this at the top of your list if you visit Ruidoso!

This is by far the best family experience in the Ruidoso area. They open at 5:30 pm and provide... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Larry C
Wichita Falls, TX
Yee Haw

Great place to go back in time when life was much simpler. Family entertainment at it's best and... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Cheryl B
Edgewood, New Mexico
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“gun fight”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

This is by far the best family experience in the Ruidoso area. They open at 5:30 pm and provide shopping and fun events for children prior to the "gun fight" on Main Street! The BBQ meal is definitely Western. The live entertainment is totally amazing....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Larry C
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to go back in time when life was much simpler. Family entertainment at it's best and the food is home cooked and plenty of it. These folks have been entertaining us for many many years. Top notch.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Refreshingly, this is completely family friendly, great entertainment for all ages, outdoor activities, eating and music entertainment indoors.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mislulu
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We went to the Flying J one evening-it was about 2 minutes from our cabin and this place was great! It has something for everyone! Lots of entertainment for small kids up to adults. Several shops, gem mining, pony rides, gun fights, some musical entertainment...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We were in Ruidoso for a few days and saw this place while driving along Billy the Kid Trail. Checked it out on Trip Advisor and saw that it had good reviews so called for reservations the next day. We had fun shopping in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MMC3810
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Flying J ranch provides a great evening of food and entertainment for all ages. We thoroughly enjoyed the show and were amazed by the musical and vocal talent. We will make a return trip for sure.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank TTWolf
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Great music, great entertainment, great food! We had been here once before for another anniversary, and were really excited about going back. It was even better than we remembered! The weather was perfect. Everyone was so friendly, and we had so much fun. Definitely a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 208vickib
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Our experience at The Flying J Ranch was wonderful! Some nice gift shops, the side show was awesome, we enjoyed the gunfight, followed by a great chuck wagon dinner, and the music show at the end was nothing short of a perfect way to end...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Stick07pa
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We had a blast, the music, show, and food was great.. the kids were so excited and happy, it's a great place to visit with family.. a day well spent with the kiddos ! Thank u Flying J

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Noor A
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The kids will enjoy the western town with shootout. The food is served very fast and is delicious. The music entertainment is excellent and usually includes a skit. However, they do not change their skits from year to year which keeps us from going every...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Kathy D
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4 July 2017|
Response from 208vickib | Reviewed this property |
The Ranch is open the end of May/first of June through Labor Day 6 nights a week (Monday-Saturday) and Saturdays through mid-October. They do close for the winter. It is a great place to visit and a lot of fun!!