Telephones not working at Great Basin National Park
The park is experiencing an outage with all incoming and outgoing telephone calls. We hope to resolve this issue soon.
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.
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?
Great Basin rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus lutosus) are the only venomous snake species in Great Basin National Park. These rattlesnakes rarely exceed 40 inches in total length, reproduce every two to three years, and feed primarily on rodents and lizards.