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Campgrounds

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
Open All Year
Fee: $12

Elevation: 7,300 feet (2,200 meters)
Location: On Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive, 2.5 miles from the Lehman Caves Visitor Center

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.
Map of Lower Lehman Creek Campground (PDF)

Upper Lehman Creek Campground

Open mid-April to October
Fee: $12
Elevation: 7,752 feet (2,362 meters)
Location: On Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive, 3.5 miles from the Lehman Caves Visitor Center

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.
Map of Upper Lehman Campground (PDF)

Wheeler Peak Campground
Open June to October
Fee: $12
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. Single vehicles and trailers in excess of 24 feet in length are not permitted on the Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive beyond the Upper Lehman Creek Campground.
Map of Wheeler Peak Campground (PDF)

Baker Creek Campground
May to October
Fee: $12
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.
Map of Baker Creek Campground (PDF)

Strawberry Creek Campground
Open All Year (improved dirt road)
Fee: Free (no water)
Elevation: 7,800 feet (2,377 meters)
Location: On Strawberry Creek Road; 3 miles south of US Highway 50

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?

Great Basin Rattlesnake

Great Basin rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus lutosus) are the only venomous snake species in Great Basin National Park. These rattlesnakes rarely exceed 40 inches in total length, reproduce every two to three years, and feed primarily on rodents and lizards.