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

Bristlecone Pine on Mt. Washington in the backcountry

The Bristlecone Pine

Bristlecone Pine on Mt. Washington in the backcountry of Great Basin National Park.

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.

Hubble Telescope image of a large number of distant galaxies. (Photo Credit: NASA, ESA and Hubble SM

Great Basin Astronomy

Hubble Telescope image of a large number of distant galaxies. (Photo Credit: NASA, ESA and Hubble SM4 ERO Team & ECF)

Last updated: May 30, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Great Basin National Park
100 Great Basin National Park

Baker, NV 89311

Phone:

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

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