Come and enjoy the many wonderful sights around the Wells area. Angel Lake is a short drive right out of the park entrance and up into the mountains. Another very scenic drive that is very convenient to the park is the Lamoille Canyon area. Explore the real heart of the Old West.
Once known as the Victory Highway, the highway-era motel strip boasts period neon lights and original architecture.
Stop by the Wells Chamber of Commerce and pick up a brochure of the Historic District before you tour the century-old buildings. The historic main street once served as the center for business and recreation. Some of the houses in Wells were constructed of railroad ties and examples of these can be found on 8th and 9th streets. Though the area was devastated as a result of the February 2008 earthquake, the brochure reveals the history of the buildings that remain.
Perched in the foothills of the southern Ruby Mountains overlooking the Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge, this 35 campsite facility is located in a pinyon pine and juniper setting. Bird watching, fishing hunting and just relaxing are popular at this site. Also, associated with the campground is a fish cleaning facility and RV sanitary station.