A Land of Surprising Diversity

In the shadow of 13,063-foot Wheeler Peak, 4,000-year-old bristlecone pine trees grow on rocky glacial moraines. Come to Great Basin National Park to experience the solitude of the desert, the smell of sagebrush after a thunderstorm, the darkest of night skies, and the beauty of Lehman Caves. Far from a wasteland, the Great Basin is a diverse region that awaits your discovery.
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Colorful birthday candles burning against a dark background.

Centennial Celebration at Great Basin

We're turning 100 this year! Come celebrate with us on August 15.

Wheeler Peak towers over the scenic roadway in fall.

Great Basin, Great Inspiration

Participate in an artist workshop on August 13, and see what the Great Basin inspires you to create.

The swirling pink, orange and yellow dust of the Orion Nebula.

Great Basin National Park Foundation

The Great Basin National Park Foundation is an essential supporter of park projects, including the new Great Basin Observatory.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Great Basin National Park
100 Great Basin National Park

Baker, NV 89311


(775) 234-7331
Park Headquarters Superintendent

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