Ruby Mountain Campground is another river hugging outdoor venture, located within earshot of the roaring Arkansas rapids. And, like all parks in the AHRA (Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area), you’ll be hard pressed to find urban amenities. Charge your phones and pitch a tent in one of the area’s many campsites.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
19 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Ruby Mountain.

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Hipcamper Alli
Alli R.
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 22nd, 2015

We stayed here in mid October 2015. We loved it. It's not very far from Buena Vista, the hot springs or Salida but it is just far enough away from all those places to be quiet and peaceful (at least in October). We stayed in one of the tent only sites and felt like we had the whole campground to ourselves. It was lovely. Wish we had stayed all 3 nights of our trip there.

Hipcamper Leslie
Leslie P.
recommends this listing.
September 30th, 2020

Camped here for fishing and birding July 2020. Birding is good in the canyon just after the one-lane road leading in to the campground. Fishing was good on the Nestle easement. Note that both sides of the river are private below the boat ramp (and the owners live on-site and strictly enforce) so don't even try to fish downstream.

Hipcamper Abby M.
recommends this listing.
November 17th, 2017
Hipcamper Kim C.
recommends this listing.
July 22nd, 2017
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
United States
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(719) 539-7289
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38.753° N, 106.07° W
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Tent Only: 5 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 14 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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