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Ruby Lake hiking , Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

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Ruby Lake Statistics

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Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Ruby Lake?

The Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located in southwestern Elko County and northwestern White Pine County in the northeastern section of the state of Nevada in the western United States. Established in 1938, it encompasses 37,632 acres (152 kmΒ²) of wetlands in Ruby Valley, just east of the Ruby Mountains and just south of Harrison Pass. It is 16 miles long, up to 3 miles in width, and lies at an elevation of 6,000 ft (1,830 m). Once the bed of a 200-foot (60 m) deep lake, it is now a network of spring-fed marshes and shallow ponds serving as a habitat for hundreds of species of native and migratory birds and mammals. The Refuge is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A Visitor's Center (located at 40Β°12β€²08β€³N 115Β°29β€²34β€³W) and auto-tour route allow for discreet viewing of waterfowl.

The Ruby Lake is a beautiful, serene place to visit in Alberta. It's the perfect spot for a nature hike, a picnic, or just to relax and take in the stunning views. The lake is surrounded by forested hills and mountains, and the clear water is a beautiful shade of blue. It's definitely worth a visit if you're in the area!


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Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-114.0196672
49.0926357

What are the coordinates and address ?

Ruby Lake
Ruby Lake, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada

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Starting Point

The trails at the Ruby Lake in Alberta can be accessed from Highway 11.

Why visit Ruby Lake

The Ruby Lake is a beautiful place to visit in Alberta. The lake is surrounded by mountains, and it is a great place to go fishing, camping, or hiking. The lake is also home to many different types of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears.

Is Ruby Lake in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some families may find Ruby Lake to be a great place to relax and enjoy nature, while others may find the lake to be too remote or lacking in amenities.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Ruby Lake in Alberta are fishing, hiking, and camping.

-Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including the popular Ruby Lake Trail. This trail takes you around the lake, and offers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains.

-Fishing: The lake is a great spot for fishing, with trout and salmon being some of the most common catches.

-Boating: There is a boat launch at the lake, making it a great spot for boating and fishing.

-Camping: There are several campsites near the lake, perfect for those who want to enjoy the great outdoors.

Where to eat?

1. The hidden cafe - This cafe is located in a small town near Ruby Lake and is known for its delicious food and charming atmosphere.

2. The old mill - This restaurant is located in an old mill near Ruby Lake and is known for its unique setting and delicious food.

3. The tree house cafe - This cafe is located in a tree house near Ruby Lake and is known for its charming atmosphere and delicious food.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
Lydia Crawford
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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