SOUTH RUBY CAMPGROUND, NV

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.The campground is situated above Ruby Lake, at an elevation of 6,000 feet. A forest of pinion...
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates

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  • 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.
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

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.

Booking Window
Tue Aug 05 2014 - Sun Feb 01 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 23 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Walk In Tue Sep 02 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
Walk In Fri May 01 2015 Thu May 21 2015
Peak Fri May 22 2015 Mon Aug 31 2015
Services 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
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy

Special Policy Applicable to this Facility
For the Walk-in season 9/3 to 10/31 the fee is $15.00 for a single site and $30 for a double site.

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 23 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $15.00-$30.00
RV NONELECTRIC $15.00
Walk In Season
Sep 02 2014 -
Oct 31 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $15.00-$30.00
RV NONELECTRIC $15.00
Walk In Season
May 01 2015 -
May 21 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $15.00-$30.00
RV NONELECTRIC $15.00
Peak Season
May 22 2015 -
Aug 31 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $15.00-$30.00
RV NONELECTRIC $15.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
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