Road Work at Great Basin National Park
The Scenic Drive is open with up to 15 min delays due to road work. Wheeler Peak Campground will be closed for the day on October 14th. Lower Lehman Campground will be closed for the day on October 15th. Click more for details. Updated 10/9/14 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.
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?
White Pine County, home to Great Basin National Park, lays claim to some of the most famous ghost towns in Nevada: Hamilton (the former county seat), Osceola (where the largest gold nugget in the state was found) and Cherry Creek.