Road Work at Great Basin National Park
Road work will begin in Upper Lehman and Wheeler Peak Campgrounds. Campgrounds will be open but may be noisy and have large vehicles on the roads. The Scenic Drive is open with up to 15 min delays due to road work. Click more for details. Updated 9/9/14 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?
There are 11 species of conifer trees, 71 species of mammals, 18 species of reptiles, 241 species of birds, 8 species of fish, and over 800 species of plants in Great Basin National Park and the neighboring valleys.