Road Work at Great Basin National Park
The Scenic Drive is open with up to 15 min delays due to road work. Wheeler Peak Campground will be closed for the day on October 14th. Lower Lehman Campground will be closed for the day on October 15th. Click more for details. Updated 10/9/14 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.
A single-sheet map covering all six topographic map areas at a scale of 1:48,000 is also available. Published by Earthwalk Press, this map is called "Hiking Map and Guide: Great Basin National Park."
These maps are sold at the Western National Parks Association's visitor center bookstores or purchase online through the USGS.
For more information contact the Western National Parks Association by phone at (775) 234-7528.
Did You Know?
Many of Great Basin National Park's bristlecone pines were growing at the time the Egyptians were building the pyramids. Not only are the trees themselves old, but the needles alone can be 25-40 yrs old!