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    Great Basin

    National Park Nevada

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  • Road Work at Great Basin National Park

    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 7/29/2014 More »

  • Astronomy Programs on Hold

    Astronomy programs are on hold while a safety review is completed for visitor and staff safety. Check back soon for an update when the programs will start again. More »

Park Newspaper

The Bristlecone

The Bristlecone is the official newspaper of Great Basin National Park, published with funds donated by the Great Basin National Park Foundation. 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.

2014 Park Newspaper (23MB)

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.