Plan Your Visit
The Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge headquarters is your destination for refuge information. Personnel are generally at this location daily, Monday thru Friday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Informational brochures are available outside the office for weekend visitors. The refuge office is located in Ruby Valley, in Elko County, about 65 miles south and east of Elko, or 90 miles north and west of Ely. Some roads are inaccessible in winter.
Weather and Amenities
Know what to expect before you come.Learn More
How to Get Here
Choose an access route appropriate to the season.Learn More
Where to Stay
Lodging in the area is distant or extremely limited, but camping is always an option.Learn More