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.
The following list is for use in Great Basin National Park, North and South Snake Ranges, and Spring and Snake Valleys, White Pine County and Millard County, UT. It is based on museum searches and field observations conducted as part of the Servicewide Inventory and Monitoring Program.
Amphibians (Class Amphibia)
True Toads (Family Bufonidae)
Western Toad (Bufo Boreas)
Woodhouse’s Toad (bufo woodhousei)
True Frogs (Family Ranidae)
Northern Leopard Frog (Rana pipiens)
Columbia Spotted Frog (Rana luteiventris)
Bullfrog (Rana catesbiana)
Spadefoots (Family Pelobatidae)
Great Basin Spadefoot (Spea intermontanus)
> Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Great Basin National Park & Vicinity (1,876 KB PDF File)
Did You Know?
Many of Great Basin National Park's bristlecone pines were growing at the time the Egyptians were building the pyramids. Not only are the trees themselves old, but the needles alone can be 25-40 yrs old!