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    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 7/22/2014 More »

2010 Press Releases

August 13, 2010

Great Basin National Park First Astronomy Festival

Almost a thousand visitors celebrated some of the darkest night skies in the country by attending Great Basin National Park's first annual Astronomy Festival and participated in daytime and nighttime activities including telescope viewing, astronomy presentations, solar viewing, kids programs, music, art, and literature. This year's keynote speaker was William L. Fox

April 29, 2010

Great Basin National Park Prepares for Spring

Superintendent Andy Ferguson invites visitors to enjoy the special opportunities the change of season brings to Great Basin National Park. There are changes in campground availability, winter driving conditions, visitor center, and concession operations.

March 24, 2010

Great Basin National Park Announces Slash Pile Burns

Great Basin National Park plans to conduct two slash pile burns between April and June to reduce fuel load in thinned areas.

February 18, 2010

National Press Release Concerning Firearms in National Park Lands

A change in federal law effective Monday, February 22, allows firearms in many national parks. The new law (Sec. 512 of P.L. 111-24) was passed by Congress and signed by President Obama last May.

Did You Know?

Sagebrush

The Sagebrush, a very common resident of Great Basin National Park, is well adapted to the area. The Big Sagebrush root system can extend as much as 90 feet in circumference. This adaptation allows the plant to collect as much water as possible during infrequent rains.