Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge lies at the southern end of Ruby Valley in northeast Nevada. Flanked on the west by the rugged and scenic Ruby Mountains, it is one of the most remote refuges in the lower 48 states. The refuge supports 6 wildlife dependent activities including environmental education, interpretation, wildlife observation, wildlife photography, waterfowl hunting, and fishing. The Refuge has an auto tour route with approximately 10 miles of roads for wildlife viewing, wildlife photography, and waterfowl hunting and fishing access. Over 200 species of birds have been documented at Ruby Lake NWR including waterfowl, shore birds, song birds, and many others.