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 »
Support Your Park
Purchase items from the park's bookstore, run by the Western National Parks Association. A percentage of proceeds is returned to the park through education and preservation projects.
Volunteer your own time as a campground host, tour guide, researcher, or artist in residence.
Contribute to the Great Basin Foundation, whose mission is to to promote and support projects that enhance the values of Great Basin National Park
Practice Leave No Trace principles while in the park and help preserve the landscape for future generations.
Did You Know?
Skinks and many other lizards have the ability to rejuvenate their tails. The bright coloration of the tail in some species attracts predators to the break-away appendage, aiding in escape.