Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge


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Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Address:HC 60 Box 860
Ruby Valley, NV 89833

Phone:775-779-2237
Web: www.fws.gov/pacific/refuges/field/NV_rubylk.htm
Established: 1938.
Location:65 miles southeast of Elko in northeastern Nevada.
Facilities:Visitor center, auto tour route, boat launch.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:The marsh is a remnant of an ancient lake and is supplied with water from more than 160 springs emerging from the base of the Ruby Mountains.
Habitats: 37,632 acres of marshes, open ponds, wet meadows, and sagebrush uplands.
Access: Year round during daylight hours.
Wild life: Sandhill cranes, canvasback and redhead ducks, trumpeter swans, mountain lions, and bobcats.

See other parks in Nevada.
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18, 2014) (noting that Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge is one of the most remote refuges in the contiguous United States).
Over three decades later, FWS's website now notes, "Boating regulations at Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge are the direct result of a lawsuit that reduced the season and horsepower allowed for boating.
Protected as Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge, this 37,632-acre area supplies nesting habitat for sandhill cranes and canvasback and redhead ducks.