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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.

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  • Astronomy Program

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    All astronomy programs will start with a ranger talk at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center followed by ranger led telescope viewing. No telescope is required as we will have them available. More

  • Great Basin Astronomy Festival

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Join park rangers and experience out of this world family fun, excitement, and learn about day and nighttime astronomy. More

  • Great Basin Astronomy Festival

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Join park rangers and experience out of this world family fun, excitement, and learn about day and nighttime astronomy. More

  • Great Basin Astronomy Festival

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Join park rangers and experience out of this world family fun, excitement, and learn about day and nighttime astronomy. More

  • Astronomy Program

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    All astronomy programs will start with a ranger talk at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center followed by ranger led telescope viewing. No telescope is required as we will have them available. More

  • Astronomy Program

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    All astronomy programs will start with a ranger talk at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center followed by ranger led telescope viewing. No telescope is required as we will have them available. More

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There are 11 species of conifer trees, 71 species of mammals, 18 species of reptiles, 241 species of birds, 8 species of fish, and over 800 species of plants in Great Basin National Park and the neighboring valleys.