• Bristlecone Pine

    Great Basin

    National Park Nevada

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  • Wheeler Peak Summit Trail Closed

    A small smoldering fire near the trail has caused the closure of the Wheeler Peak Summit Trail. park staff is observing the fire. Check back here to get an update whne the trail will open. Alpine Lakes Loop and Bristlecone Trail are open. More »

  • 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 »

  • Travel Not Recommended - Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive Above 8,000 Feet

    Snow and ice may make travel on Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive unsafe, travel is not recommended at this time. Warmer weather later in the week is expected and conditions may improve. Please check back. 9/29/2014

  • 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.

Our Staff & Offices

2013 Great Basin National Park Staff

2013 Great Basin National Park Staff

Great Basin National Park is operated year round by a core staff of approximately 30 employees. Another 30 seasonal employees supplement that number during the busy summer months. All employees function in one of five divisions.

 

Park Management and Administration
Superintendent: Steve Mietz
(775) 234-7502

Administrative Officer: Anita Hansen
(775) 234-7501

Interpretation
Chief of Interpretation: Betsy Duncan-Clark
(775) 234-7512

Resource and Visitor Protection
Chief Ranger: Tammie Henderson
(775) 234-7580

Resource Management
Resource Manager: Tod Williams
(775) 234-7560

Maintenance
Facility Manager: Glen Dearden
(775) 234-7530

Did You Know?

Nevada peaks

Nevada is the most mountainous state in the country, with over 300 individual mountain ranges and 42 named summits over 11,000 feet!