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  • Road Work at Great Basin National Park

    Road work will create delays on the main park road going up to Lehman Caves Visitor Center and Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive. Wheeler Peak Campground will close at noon on September 2nd and portions of the Scenic Drive. Click more for details. Updated 8/25/14 More »

  • Snake Creek Road and Campsites Closed

    The Snake Creek Road will be closed from the park boundary into the park to begin work on campsites, trails and restroom improvements. Work will continue until snow closes the project. Work will resume in Spring 2015.

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Park employees share experiences, happenings, and information and share their stories in their fields of expertise and observations.

Springtime in Great Basin National Park

April 20, 2013 Posted by: Ranger Aileen

Ranger Aileen explores the many options for a springtime visit to Great Basin National Park.

 

Crawling Creatures of the Cave

May 18, 2011 Posted by: Ranger Steve

Discovery is a word that has been attributed to Lehman Cave many times. The cave continues to reveal secrets of its geologic and biologic history, its cultural history, and we always learning more about cave life...

 

Did You Know?

Bonneville Cutthroat Trout

The Bonneville cutthroat trout is the only trout native to Great Basin National Park and East Central Nevada. Ancestors of the current Bonneville cutthroat trout were abundant in ancient Lake Bonneville 16,000 to 18,000 years ago, the remnant of what is now the Great Salt Lake in Utah.