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Ruby Reservoir Recreation Site

Ice fishing on the reservoir
Ruby Reservoir Recreation Site

Located on the eastern shore of Ruby Reservoir, this recreation site provides access to fishing, boating, and camping. The reservoir was developed to supply irrigation water for agriculture and is subject to large fluctuations in water levels. Garnets can be collected along the shoreline. Camping is dispersed, but please use an already impacted site and existing fire ring.

Activities: Fishing, camping, boating, rock hounding, sightseeing.

Facilities: 2 accessible vault toilets.

Location/Access: From Montana 287, turn south at Alder on Road 357. Travel approximately 10 miles to the recreation site, which is on the west side of the road.

Fees: None.

Season/Hours: Open year-round.

Maps: Central section of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Map.

Dillon Field Office
005 Selway Drive
Dillon, MT 59725