Road Work at Great Basin National Park
Beginning July 8, 2014 and continuing through the end of August there will be road work at Great Basin National Park on paved roads throughout the park. Delays of 10 minutes or less may occur. Updated 7/29/2014 More »
Be A Junior Ranger
Do you want to become a Jr. Ranger? There are a few things you need to do to become a Jr. Ranger in Great Basin National Park:
1. Attend one of these four programs:
Have the ranger sign your booklet. Check a visitor center for program times and locations.
2. Complete the appropriate number of activities/pages in the Jr. Ranger booklet for your age:
After completing these activities, you will review the booklet with a park ranger and be sworn in with the Jr. Ranger Pledge. Then, you will receive an official certificate and Jr. Ranger badge. Jr. Ranger books are available at any park visitor center.
Download Great Basin National Park's Jr. Ranger book here!
Check out The Junior Ranger Gazette, a newsletter published by the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation, and the Unilever Corporation.
Did You Know?
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.