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    Great Basin

    National Park Nevada

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  • Road Work at Great Basin National Park

    Road work will create delays on the main park road going up to Lehman Caves Visitor Center and Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive. Wheeler Peak Campground will close at noon on September 2nd and portions of the Scenic Drive. Click more for details. Updated 8/25/14 More »

  • 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.

Bicycling

Great Basin Visitor Center

Great Basin Visitor Center

NPS Photo

Mountain biking is allowed only on roads (no trails) in the park (with the exception of the Great Basin Visitor Center to the town of Baker Trail - 0.2mi). Helmets are strongly recommended. There are primitive roads to access for more of a challenge.

For more information on possible rides, check with a ranger at a visitor center.

The adjacent U.S Forest Service and BLM lands offer roads and trails for all skill levels of mountain bikers.

Did You Know?

Snow on Wheeler Peak

Precipitation patterns are highly variable in Great Basin National Park. The wettest year on record at Lehman Caves was 21.2 inches of precipitation in 1982 and the driest year was 7.4 inches in 1953.