• Grand Palace

    Great Basin

    National Park Nevada

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  • 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

Volunteers are vital to NPS operations

Nicole, one of our vital volunteers who helps out with park operations

NPS Photo

Thank You!
There are a variety of ways in which you can help support Great Basin National 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.
Through the years, and currently, many individuals have generously donated their time and energy, volunteering for various programs and projects throughout the park. Based on those efforts, and donations from our friends, many programs, staffing, and other park activities are made possible.

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?

Western skink

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.