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 »
This pass is the equivalent of the Annual Federal Lands Pass and is issued as a thank you for hard working volunteers in our national parks.
This pass is for volunteers acquiring 500 service hours on a cumulative basis. It provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of award. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3
adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free).
How much does it Cost?
Free of Charge
Where do I get the pass?
Obtained through your Volunteer Coordinator at the site where you volunteered 500+ hours.
Who honors this pass?
BLM – Bureau of Land Management
FWS – United States Fish & Wildlife Service
NPS – National Park Service
Bureau of Reclamation
USDA-FS – United States Department of Agriculture – Forest Service
What are the requirements for qualifying for this pass?
For those who volunteer 500 hours or more at Federal recreation sites, beginning January 1, 2010. Valid 12 months from month of issue.
What does it save me money on?
• Per Vehicle Fee Areas - The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a noncommercial
• Per Person Fee Areas – The pass admits the pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4
adults (children under 16 are admitted free).
What does it NOT cover?
• Overnight Camping
• Developed Boat Launches
• Swimming Sites
• Specialized Interpretive Services
• Concessioner Services
Did You Know?
One of the major ecological threats to the sagebrush-dominated Great Basin ecosystem is the introduction and spread of dozens of species of non-native plants. The most important of these, cheatgrass (or downy brome) covers the largest area: 25 million acres, one-third of the area of the Great Basin.