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    Great Basin

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  • 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 »

  • 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

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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?

Bonneville Cutthroat Trout

The Bonneville cutthroat trout is the only trout native to Great Basin National Park and East Central Nevada. Ancestors of the current Bonneville cutthroat trout were abundant in ancient Lake Bonneville 16,000 to 18,000 years ago, the remnant of what is now the Great Salt Lake in Utah.