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.
Great Basin National Park offers a variety of opportunities accessible to people with disabilities. Much can be learned about Great Basin National Park from your vehicle and from the accessible facilities and programs. This wild landscape, rich in natural and cultural history, is a wonderful place to spend the day, a week, or more!
Fees and Accommodations
Camping and Picnicking
Note: Persons using the Upper Lehman Creek Campground restroom access ramp may require assistance, due to its steepness.
All picnic areas provide accessible tables and restrooms.
Seeing the Park
Island Forest Trail
Lehman Caves Tour
Please be advised that wheelchairs are not available at the park. First room tours may not be available on every tour, depending on staffing levels.
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Assisted Listening DevicesAssisted listening devices are available for use with any ranger-led program, including cave walks and evening programs. Talk to a ranger at any visitor center about using one before the start of the program.
Telephone Relay ServicesTo access the telephone relay services, please call 1-800-326-6868. The user will be connected to an interpreter and automated system. The voice number in Nevada to reach an interpreter is 1-800-326-6888.
>Accessibility Brochure (PDF)
For other downloadable brochures about Great Basin National Park, go to our brochures webpage.
Did You Know?
Many of Great Basin National Park's bristlecone pines were growing at the time the Egyptians were building the pyramids. Not only are the trees themselves old, but the needles alone can be 25-40 yrs old!