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On The River In Ruidoso's Upper Canyon (B)

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

Cabin With Deck On The River

Riverdeck B is one of two two-bedroom cabins on the Ruidoso River in the Upper Canyon. This cabin was remodeled 2015. You may also want to check out Riverdeck A, property number 819094.

A deck covers the full size of the building, and is right on the River.

The grounds include a gazebo and a flower garden. Deer are frequent visitors to this spot.

Located in wooded area on the edge of town, only about one mile from the village.

Minutes away from the Ruidoso Downs race track, casino, horseback riding, and golfing. Ski Apache is twenty miles away, sledding at Winter Park is about 9 miles away.

The full size kitchen is stocked with all necessary pots and pans, dishes and utensils.

One bedroom has a queen bed, the second bedroom has twin beds, and the living room has a sleeper sofa with queen size memory foam mattress.

More Details

Betty Slay
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2017

About Betty Slay

Our family has been at this spot since the 60’s, where there was once a plank-on-plank cabin.

The old cabin was replaced with the RIVERDECK CABIN with a deck right on the river at what is now Main Road and Slay Road.

Succeeding generations have been enjoying the activities that Ruidoso has to offer: hiking, fishing, horse racing and horseback riding, as well as skiing and snowboarding.

We enjoy the nights out to dinner in the village and the strolls down main street shops, as well as the occasional side trip to nearby attractions.

We’re sure that you will enjoy a visit here as have our family and guests, most of which have been returning year after year.

Why Betty Slay chose New Mexico

Family owned and operated since 1985.

What makes this cabin unique

Ruidoso, the regional hub of Lincoln County, NM, offers horse racing, golfing, biking, fishing, hiking, museums and performing arts as well as skiing and snowboarding at Ski Apache on Sierra Blanca.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

On The River In Ruidoso's Upper Canyon (B)
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

Fantastic place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at the riverdeck. We had a wonderful experience staying at the Riverdeck! The cabin is extremely clean, comfortable, and cozy! Sitting out on the deck is pure relaxation! The river is just off the deck and we spent a lot of time enjoying the sound of the river as well as deer watching. The gas fireplace is great! No worries with getting wood or dealing with the smoke. We have stayed in other cabins in the past and this is by far our favorite! We will go back....hopefully soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was wonderful. Very clean and well maintained property. The stream running behind it was so peaceful and relaxing. Cannot wait to go again.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful surprise! I loved Ruidoso and this was the perfect place to enjoy all it had to offer. My boys (12 & 9) loved playing in the river out back. The sound of the water and cool breeze was so relaxing. The owner, Betty, was just amazing. I loved visiting with her and she made us feel right at home. We had so much fun that we actually booked an extra night in Ruidoso. The town had some great shops and plenty of activities for adults and kids. I highly recommend visiting White Sands Park, Ski Apache if you want to zipline, Funtrackers, Ruidoso Downs, golf, etc...plenty of things to do or you can just sit and relax and watch all the wildlife by the river. We will be back soon:) Thank you for a memorable vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. What lovely guests!! You are always welcome.
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Great property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The location is perfect. Close to everything but still far enough way to be private. The cabin is very clean and Bette was very helpful and courteous. The river was amazing!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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First choice for Ruidoso getaway

  • 5 of 5

We have now stayed at the Riverdeck twice and hope to do so whenever we go to Ruidoso. Beautiful grounds, clean and comfortable cabin, perfect location in the Upper Canyon. The owner is charming and easy to do business with. Great deck in the back overlooking the river, flip a switch for instant gas fireplace, deer in the front yard when we arrived. Such a wonderful place.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Cabin in Ruidoso

  • 5 of 5

My best friend and I were here for her birthday in 2013 and we returned this past weekend for my birthday. We stayed in unit A both time. It has been redone since we were last there and it is so cute! The location is perfect. It is far enough from town but not too far. The owner, Betty, is very nice and great to interact with. The cabin is always clean and everything works. I highly recommend this cabin and we will definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Cabin is located in the Upper Canyon, on Main Road just before first bridge crossing the Ruidoso River, Less than a 15 minute walk from the upper end of town.


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.63%

Rental rate is $145 to $210 dependent on season/holidays and number of people (1 to 6);
Rates based on two people. Additional charge of $10 for each additional person over age 12.
Rental rate is based on a minimum 2 night stay/Christmas Season is based on a minimum 4 night stay.
Rates increase only for holidays and Christmas season.
No cleaning fees.
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Ruidoso Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - river room - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - additional bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Additional queen sleeper sofa in living room with memory foam mattress.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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