Road Work at Great Basin National Park
The Scenic Drive is open with up to 15 min delays due to road work. Wheeler Peak Campground will be closed for the day on October 14th. Lower Lehman Campground will be closed for the day on October 15th. Click more for details. Updated 10/9/14 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.
There are many fun, interactive, and educational government agency websites for kids. Just explore the links below.
>Junior Ranger Gazette, Newsletter published by the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation, and the Unilever Corporation.
>NPS Kidszone provides fun online activities for kids.
>Kids Planet, games and activities for kids and curriculum for teachers in Spanish and English.
>Ranger Rick's Kid Zone, National Wildlife Federation's discovery Website for kids.
>FEMA for Kids, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Exploring the World of the Underground
>Kids Fire Related Links; Fire Education
Exploring the Universe
>Star Child Learning Center, NASA
>Earth & Moon Viewer, Index Librorum Liberorum by John Walker
Did You Know?
The apricot trees in front of the Lehman Caves Visitor Center in Great Basin National Park are over 100 years old! The trees are thought to have been planted by Absalom Lehman, discoverer of Lehman Caves. These historic fruit trees continue to produce today.