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    Great Basin

    National Park Nevada

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Camping Outside the Park

The campgrounds in Great Basin National Park often fill on busy summer days, especially on weekends and holidays. Additional camping is available outside the park.



Public Campgrounds
Humbolt-Toiyabe National Forest


Ely Ranger District

(775) 289-3031

Ward Mountain, Timber Creek, East Creek and Berry Creek have designated campsites or are excellent areas for dispersed camping in undesignated sites. Most Forest Service lands are open to dispersed camping unless otherwise posted.

Bureau of Land Management

(775) 289-1800

Sacramento Pass offers dispersed camping in undesignated sites. Observe private property signs carefully. Most BLM land is open to dispersed camping unless otherwise posted.

Cave Lake State Park

(775) 728-4460

Near Ely, off US Hwy 50

Fee: $12

Sites are available first-come first-served. Facilities include: bathrooms, showers, an RV dump station, water, and a boat ramp. No hookups.

Nevada Dept. of Transportation Roadside Rest Area

Approximately 17 mile west of Great Basin National Park, on the south side of US Hwy 50, RVs may park overnight. Stay not to exceed 12 hours. No holding-tank dumping. No tent camping.

Private Campgrounds Whispering Elms Motel, Campground & RV Park

(775) 234-9900

Located in Baker, Nevada

Offers 25 full-service RV sites and a large grassy area for tents. Laundromat and showers available.

The Border Inn

(775) 234-7300

Located 13 miles from Baker, Nevada, on NV Hwy 6 &50

Offers 22 full-service RV sites and pull-through spaces. Showers available.

Hidden Canyon Guest Ranch

(775) 234-7172

Located 15 miles south of Baker, Nevada

Offers campsites and showers. Reservations required.

Did You Know?

Great Basin Night Sky

According to the National Park Night Sky Team, Great Basin National Park is one of the best parks for viewing star-filled night skies!