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 »
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?
Great Basin National Park has a annual Astronomy Festival each September to celebrate its dark skies.