Ruby's Inn

Ruby's InnLobby Ruby's Inn is open year-round. The family resort is located just off All American Highway 12, along the road that leads into Bryce Canyon National Park. The resort is less than one mile from the park entrance, and it is the closest lodging outside the park.

The resort's 368 spacious rooms, spas, and swimming pools help create an ideal setting for quiet relaxation and reflection in one of the most beautiful locations on earth. For those who prefer to camp, Ruby's Inn offers a campground and RV park that can accommodate large RVs as well as cozy tents. Tipi and cabin rentals are available.

Pool Guests can enjoy activities year round. In the summer, Ruby's Inn has horseback rides, chuckwagon dinners, rodeos and other western experiences, making it a perfect family destination. Visitors can hike in the park, or explore the Dixie National Forest on mountain bikes or ATVs. Fishing is available nearby. The popular five-mile Bryce Canyon Rim Run/Walk is held annually at Ruby's Inn in late August.

In winter, Ruby's Inn Nordic Center grooms over 30 kilometers of track for cross-country skiing. Some of the trails interconnect with trails in the park. Snowshoeing is also a great way to see the area. Ski and snowshoe rentals are available. Trails just outside the park are also groomed for snowmobiling; sledders must bring their own snowmobiles and equipment. Ruby's Inn hosts the annual Bryce Canyon Winter Festival every February.

Horseback riding Throughout the entire year, guests may enjoy scenic helicopter flights, ATV and van tours and horseback rides (weather permitting).

Ruby's Inn has been serving visitors to Bryce Canyon since 1916, when rancher and homesteader Reuben (Ruby) Syrett, built canvas shelters near the canyon's rim to accommodate visitors who came to see the magnificent site. In 1919, Ruby built the Tourist Rest, the first lodging constructed on the eastern edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. When the scenic area became Bryce Canyon National Monument in 1923, Ruby moved his lodging to his ranch and called it Ruby's Inn. In 1928, Bryce Canyon became a national park.

The Syrett family still owns and operates Ruby's Inn. They continue to welcome visitors to the Bryce area with western hospitality and friendly service.

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