• Bristlecone Pine

    Great Basin

    National Park Nevada

Stories

The history of Great Basin and Lehman Caves is rich with important, powerful, and colorful stories. These stories tell the past of the the desolate Great Basin. Check back often as we continue to add to this collection.

Did You Know?

No water in the Great Basin Desert ever reaches an ocean.

The Hydrographic Great Basin is a 200,000 square mile area that drains internally. All precipitation in this region evaporates, sinks underground, or flows into lakes. No water reaches the ocean.