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    Great Basin

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  • 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 »

  • 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.

Support Your Park

Volunteers are vital to NPS operations

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

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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?

Bonneville Cutthroat Trout

The Bonneville cutthroat trout is the only trout native to Great Basin National Park and East Central Nevada. Ancestors of the current Bonneville cutthroat trout were abundant in ancient Lake Bonneville 16,000 to 18,000 years ago, the remnant of what is now the Great Salt Lake in Utah.