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 over the weekend is expected and conditions may improve. 10/1/2014
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.
All Great Basin National Park Campsites are first come - first served. Reservations are not available for overnight camping. During the colder months of the year water is not available, during these times fees are reduced by half. Campgrounds may be closed at any time of the year check our current conditions page for status.
Lower Lehman Creek Campground
Elevation: 7,300 feet (2,200 meters)
Lower Lehman Creek Campground contains 11 campsites. There are a limited number of pull-through sites for RVs and trailers. Water is available in the summer only.
Upper Lehman Creek Campground contains 22 campsites with 1 wheelchair accessible site. Water is available. Evening Campfire Programs are offered in the ampitheater during the summer.
Wheeler Peak Campground
Open June to October
Elevation: 9,886 feet (3,013 meters)
Location: End of Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive, 14 miles from the Lehman Caves Visitor Center
Wheeler Peak Campground contains 37 campsites, with 1 wheelchair accessible site. Water is available. Evening Campfire Programs are offered in the ampitheater during the summer.
Note: The Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive is narrow, winding, and climbs an 8% grade in 12 miles. Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive past Upper Lehman Campground is closed to single vehicles or trailers in excess of 24 feet in length.
Baker Creek Campground
May to October
Elevation: 7,530 feet (2,295 meters)
Location: On Baker Creek Road, 3 miles from the Lehman Caves Visitor Center
Baker Creek Campground contains 17 campsites, one of which is wheelchair accessible. Water is available.
Note: Baker Creek Road is a maintained gravel road.
Strawberry Creek Campground
The Strawberry Creek Campground has 8 campsites (includes 2 walk-in sites) with 2 group camping sites. No water is available at any site.
Note: The Strawberry Creek Road is a primitive dirt road.
Did You Know?
There are 48 miles of perennial streams, and over 400 springs in the South Snake Range, home to Great Basin National Park. Over 75% of wildlife species are dependent upon these riparian areas for food, water, and cover at some stage of their life cycles.