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 7/29/2014 More »
Astronomy Programs on Hold
Astronomy programs are on hold while a safety review is completed for visitor and staff safety. Check back soon for an update when the programs will start again. 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?
Precipitation patterns are highly variable in Great Basin National Park. The wettest year on record at Lehman Caves was 21.2 inches of precipitation in 1982 and the driest year was 7.4 inches in 1953.