• Grand Palace

    Great Basin

    National Park Nevada

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  • 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.

  • Astronomy Programs to Resume August 23rd

    After a safety review Astronmy Programs will begin again on a trial basis on August 23rd. More »

  • 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 8/12/2014 More »

For Teachers

Recent Scientific Publications

Follow the most current research related to the Great Basin. Here you will find a sampling of the most up-to-date scholarly articles pertaining to this park.

EPA Announces NEW Climate Change Emission Calculator Kit (Climate CHECK) is now available for High-School Students!

Climate CHECK is a free, user-friendly, Excel-based kit that teaches high school students about the science, drivers, and impacts of climate change and provides them with the knowledge, tools, and resources to increase climate-change awareness and to help them reduce greenhouse gas emissions at their school.

Global Climate Change Research Toolkit

Explore global climate change through this federal, inter agency website.

Did You Know?

Lack of light pollution, better night sky.

Great Basin National Park has a annual Astronomy Festival each September to celebrate its dark skies.