The Bristlecone is the official newspaper of Great Basin National Park, published with funds donated by the Western National Parks Association. It is published once a year in the spring and contains information on park facilities, campgrounds, hiking trails, and much more. Click on the link below to download the current Bristlecone in PDF format, or contact the park via e-mail or by phone at (775) 234-7331 to obtain a hard copy.
Summer 2012 - Spring 2013 Bristlecone (PDF 14MB)
Did You Know?
Great Basin rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus lutosus) are the only venomous snake species in Great Basin National Park. These rattlesnakes rarely exceed 40 inches in total length, reproduce every two to three years, and feed primarily on rodents and lizards.