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.
Astronomy Programs to Resume August 23rd
After a safety review Astronmy Programs will begin again on a trial basis on August 23rd. More »
Road Work at Great Basin National Park
Beginning July 8, 2014 and continuing through the end of August there will be road work at Great Basin National Park on paved roads throughout the park. Delays of 10 minutes or less may occur. Updated 8/12/2014 More »
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?
The apricot trees in front of the Lehman Caves Visitor Center in Great Basin National Park are over 100 years old! The trees are thought to have been planted by Absalom Lehman, discoverer of Lehman Caves. These historic fruit trees continue to produce today.