Bryce Canyon City, Utah

Ruby’s Inn RV Park and CampgroundOther reviewers at

May, 2016

The Lowe’s overall rating (based on value for the
money, quality of amenities and utilities, site suitability
and what we think other RV’ers in our situation would
be looking for) = 7 out of 10 stars

This is the new section of the park. Very roomy with wide roads. Note the rig parked sideways in front of us blocking the view!
A typical row in the new section of the campground
One of the end sites in the new section will provide a view like this
This is the older section – shorter sites not as level, but with lots of shade trees

Noise level and overall “feel” of the park?
We stayed in the newer section of this campground, way back off
the road so traffic noise and the busy parking area around the
office were not factors.  Folks staying nearer the front of the park
would have a different experience.  Noise within our section of
the park was also negligible.  This place had a very high “RV
turnaround” rate, with a large percentage of them being rentals
operated by inexperienced drivers.  It’s just a fact of life when
staying near such a popular national park.

Road and site access/type?
All gravel, highly compacted with little dust.  We suspect the
newer area where we stayed will be paved soon, which would
really minimize dust during periods of high winds.  Access into
all sites we saw around the park looked good.

Sites spacious and/or level?  Comments?
The sites in the new section (we were in site #240) were
incredibly roomy, so large that we could drive our car past both
sides of the RV.  And that didn’t include the large grassy area
with a gravel section holding the picnic table and fire pit!  This
is the best area in the park, but for some strange reason there
was a sideways “overflow” site right in front of our site that
blocked the view into the woods.  Try NOT to get site #240
(our site) or #241 to avoid that blockage.  Sites #239 and #242
are prime end sites in this section that we would try to get if we
return.  We noticed there were some not-so-level sites within
the older section of the park where smaller units were parked.

Utilities and WiFi/cell reception?
First the bad news – the campground WiFi here was totally
useless.  Bring your own if you need internet access, and even
then be aware that the Verizon signal to this park is pathetic.
Good news – the 50-amp power and water were excellent, and
we had basic cable to our site as well.

Picnic table and/or fire pit?
Both, although we didn’t get to use them because of the lousy
weather during our one-week stay.

Bathrooms/showers/laundry room?
The laundry room was huge, with many machines and plenty
of folding counter area.  The bathrooms were modern and
clean, with nice showers.

Pet friendly?
Fairly pet friendly – not along the campground roads, but in
the several large grassy areas bordering the park.  It looked
like mostly an on-leash situation, however.

Bicycle/walking trails nearby?
Nothing directly out of the campground, but of course Bryce
NP just up the road was heaven for these activities.

Groceries & other services nearby?
The “Ruby’s Inn” brand was big all around the campground
and within walking distance up the street.  There was a small
country store with grocery essentials, a hotel restaurant and
gas station close by.  Not much else in the way of restaurants,
and it would be best to bring all of the fresh fruits and veggies
you need during your stay.  A slightly larger grocery store
could be found in Panguitch, about 30 miles away.  No large
businesses or RV services here at all.

We would suggest adding a couple of extra days beyond what
you expect to need while visiting here.  The reason?  The
weather is fickle during the spring and fall seasons, and you
should expect to be RV-bound during part of your stay, as we
were.  This campground was a bit pricey, but it was quiet, had
good utilities, and there were even nice views of a pond and
woods from some of the sites.  We would stay here agin if in
the area.