• Bristlecone Pine

    Great Basin

    National Park Nevada

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  • 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.

Special Use Permits

Special Use Permits are required for conducting nontraditional or unusual activities in the park, such as weddings, first ammendment gatherings, or special events. Allow at least two weeks for application processing once the application is received.

A $25 nonrefundable fee must accompany all applications. Please make payment payable to the National Park Service. Applications can be mailed, faxed, or emailed. Faxed or emailed applications must provide a credit card number for payment. If emailing an application, a signature on the document will be required on arrival.

Mail applications to:

Special Uses Coordinator
Great Basin National Park
100 Great Basin National Park
Baker, NV 89311

Fax applications to: (775) 234-7590.

Questions can be directed to the Special Uses Coordinator by email or by phone at (775) 234-7511.
>Special Use Permit Application

Did You Know?

Great Basin Night Sky

According to the National Park Night Sky Team, Great Basin National Park is one of the best parks for viewing star-filled night skies!