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SOUTH RUBY CAMPGROUND, NV

Photo: SOUTH RUBY CAMPGROUND (NV)
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

South Ruby Campground is located near Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Nevada, 75 miles southwest of the town of Wells. Visitors to this site enjoy fishing, birding and hunting.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated above Ruby Lake, at an elevation of 6,000 feet. A forest of pinion pine and juniper covers the area. The trees provide good privacy between campsites, but limited shade.

Recreation:

Ruby Lake is visible from the site and offers excellent birding, fishing, canoeing and seasonal waterfowl hunting. Hiking and deer hunting are popular area activities as well.

Facilities:

The campground contains several single-family sites with picnic tables and campfire rings. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. A fish cleaning station is located on-site. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Lake Access
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • A $5 fee for extra vehicles will be collected at the campground
  • Limited supplies are available 11 miles north of the campground
  • Click here for more information on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.17472, -115.50028
40°10'29"N, 115°30'1"W

Take Interstate 80 to Highway 93. Exit at Wells and follow Highway 93 south for 30 miles to State Route 229. Follow State Route 229 for 15 miles, then head south on State Route 767 and County Road 788 for 30 miles, to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SOUTH RUBY CAMPGROUND
140 PACIFIC AVENUE
WELLS  NV  89835

Phone Number:

Information:  (775)752-3357
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