Bats, Bass and Bikes
As a privately owned desert landscape of over 350 acres, Ruby offers a highly specialized, intimate experience for those drawn to its history and mystery. Here's an idea of what you can expect to do once you arrive:
-Tour the ghost town
-Go fishing in Mineral Lake (BASS!)
-Camp on the tailings (mine-speak for sand)
-Stargaze, bring a telescope!
-Watch 150,000 migratory bats emerge to feed
-Make a film
Watch bikers tour Ruby!
-Hike the Cacti Walk
-Make a chili chocolate s'more
-Volunteer to be Caretaker for a Week
-Put up a hammock. Test it with a nap.
-Read a copy of Mining, Mayhem and Murder
-Explore the museum
-Paint en plein air
-Check out the cemetery
-$15pp (>13yrs): #s 20+= $13pp
-Group permit page pre-available for signatures
-If you're still antsy after scraping down the Ruby list, here are some highlights nearby to enjoy:
- Coronado National Forest (In our backyard)
- Montana Peak
-Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge in Arivaca
Thurs.- Sun. 9am - dusk
Permit required to enter gate.
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