South Ruby Campground and Fish Station
Ruby Mountains Ranger District
South Ruby Campground is located near Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Nevada, 75 miles southwest of the town of Wells, elevation 6,000 feet. Pinion and juniper trees cover the site, offering limited shade. Ruby Lake is visible from the site and offers excellent bird watching, fishing, canoeing, and seasonal waterfowl hunting. Hiking and seasonal deer hunting are popular area activities.
This campground contains numerous single-family sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets and garbage service are provided. A fish cleaning station is located on-site. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.
$16 for a single site
$32 for a double site
$6 for each extra vehicle
Reservations: Campsites can be reserved at www.recreation.gov.
Directions: Take I-80 to US 93 south. Exit at Wells and follow US 93 for 30 miles to SR 229. Follow SR 229 for 15 miles then head south on SR 767 and County Road 788 for 30 miles to the campground. See map below.
Amenities: Vault toilets, garbage service, drinking water.
Nearby: Birdwatching, fishing in Ruby Lake, seasonal deer hunting, and hiking are all popular nearby activities.
For more information, visit the Forest Service website.
Scenic Canyons Recreational Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity service provider and employer.
These facilities are operated under special use permits with the U.S. Forest Service.