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 7/22/2014 More »
Updated February 9, 2014. Conditions can change rapidly - especially in the shoulder seasons and winter. Contact Great Basin National Park at 775-234-7331 for the most up-to-date information.
Great Basin Visitor Center - Closed for the season
Fee: $6.00 per night and $3.00 for Golden Age/Access pass holders (no water price).
Snow shoes are available for daytime use at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center, a $2.00 donation is optional.
Most trails are at high altitude and have steep elevation gains.
Monitor weather and wear proper clothing. When hiking at high altitude be prepared for rain, hail, or snow storms. Temperatures and visibility can drop rapidly during the wind and storm events.
Please use the trail registers to document your hikes.
There are no prescribed fires planned at this time.
No fires are allowed above 10,000 feet.
Did You Know?
The Sagebrush, a very common resident of Great Basin National Park, is well adapted to the area. The Big Sagebrush root system can extend as much as 90 feet in circumference. This adaptation allows the plant to collect as much water as possible during infrequent rains.