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 »
National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Pass Program
Great Basin National Park has no entrance fee.
America the Beautiful - National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Pass
The pass can be obtained in person at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, Ext. 1, or via the Internet at http://store.usgs.gov/pass.
*Purchase an Annual Pass at Great Basin National Park and receive one free cave tour (a value of up to $10.00)!
Recreation.gov is your site for recreational information and guidance for all Federal agencies.
For information on the Volunteer Pass, click here.
Senior Pass - Cost $10
The pass can be obtained in person at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center.
Access Pass - Free
The pass can be obtained in person at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center by showing proof of disability.
Military Pass - Free
To show our appreciation for those who serve in the U.S. Military, on May 19, 2013 – Armed Forces Day – the National Park Service Began issuing an annual pass offering free entrance to all 397 national parks for active duty military members and their dependents.
The pass can obtained at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center.
For the former pass program passes:
Golden Eagle Passport/National Parks Pass/Golden Eagle Hologram
These passes have been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Annual Pass.
Golden Age Passport
This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Senior Pass
Golden Access Passport
This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Access Pass
Note: All National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Only paper Golden Age and Access Passports may be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes.
>Definitions and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) may be found at: http://store.usgs.gov/pass/general.html
Did You Know?
One of the major ecological threats to the sagebrush-dominated Great Basin ecosystem is the introduction and spread of dozens of species of non-native plants. The most important of these, cheatgrass (or downy brome) covers the largest area: 25 million acres, one-third of the area of the Great Basin.