A Land of Surprising Diversity

From the 13,000-foot summit of Wheeler Peak, to the sage-covered foothills, Great Basin National Park is a place to sample the stunning diversity of the larger Great Basin region. Come and partake of the solitude of the wilderness, walk among ancient bristlecone pines, bask in the darkest of night skies, and explore mysterious subterranean passages. There's a whole lot more than just desert here! Read More

A still lake reflecting the mountains in the background.

Photo Contest

Stella Lake provides a magical spot for hikers to rest, contemplate and relax. Photo by 2017 Photo Contest participant Martin Schroeder.

Bright pink flowers in the foreground with green grasses and and a a small stream in the background.

Artist in Residence

Apply now for the 2019 Artist in Residence program at Great Basin National Park.

Three people talking one is in a park ranger uniform of green and grey. They are standing in the sun

Current Job Openings

Use this link to find open job opportunities.

Stalactites, stalagmites and other formations in yellow light. Photo credit: Kee Ylp (flickr)

Lehman Caves Tours

To see Lehman Caves, you'll need a ranger to guide you. Make an advance reservation through Recreation.gov today!

Aspen trunks in fall. Photo credit: Pasha C (flickr)

Camping in the Park

Most of our campgrounds close during the winter months. Check to see what's open before you come.

Arc of the Milky Way over Great Basin National Park. (Photo Credit: NPS)

Great Basin Astronomy

Arc of the Milky Way over Great Basin National Park. Check out our Astronomy Programs every Saturday through October (Photo Credit: NPS)

Last updated: December 13, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Great Basin National Park
100 Great Basin National Park

Baker, NV 89311


(775) 234-7331
Available 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Closed on Federal holidays.

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