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.
Once known as the Victory Highway, the highway-era motel strip boasts period neon lights and original architecture.
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.
15.2 miles from Wells, NV. Turn left on 8th Street, continue for 12.7 miles, take the first left after you cross over the cattle grate, drive 2.5 miles.