• Bristlecone Pine

    Great Basin

    National Park Nevada

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  • Wheeler Peak Summit Trail Closed

    A small smoldering fire near the trail has caused the closure of the Wheeler Peak Summit Trail. park staff is observing the fire. Check back here to get an update whne the trail will open. Alpine Lakes Loop and Bristlecone Trail are open. More »

  • Road Work at Great Basin National Park

    Road work will begin in Upper Lehman and Wheeler Peak Campgrounds. Campgrounds will be open but may be noisy and have large vehicles on the roads. The Scenic Drive is open with up to 15 min delays due to road work. Click more for details. Updated 9/9/14 More »

  • Travel Not Recommended - Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive Above 8,000 Feet

    Snow and ice may make travel on Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive unsafe, travel is not recommended at this time. Warmer weather later in the week is expected and conditions may improve. Please check back. 9/29/2014

  • 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.

2008: Artist Kay Malouff

close up of stained glass

A close up of Kay Malouff's stained glass

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Ms. Malouff, a resident of Alamosa, Colorado, has more than 30 years experience in strained glass. Working from her privately owned Celadon Studio, Malouff is accomplished in all phases of glass art from original design, through cutting, foil, or restoration of damaged historical and contemporary stained glass works. Her work can be found throughout Colorado, New Mexico, California, Nevada, Arizona, Montana, and Mexico. To view Kay's work, visit www.celadonglass.com
 
Stained Glass window installed in Visitor Center
Kay Malouff's completed stained glass window, on display in the Great Basin Visitor Center
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Did You Know?

Snow on Wheeler Peak

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.