A Land of Surprising Diversity

From the 13,063-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

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

Lehman Caves Tours

Lehman Caves is a beautiful limestone cave ornately decorated with stalactites, stalagmites, helictites, popcorn, and shield formations.

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.

Milkyway over a red lit Lehman Caves Visitor Center, with a historic cabin in foreground.

Great Basin Astronomy

Check out our free ranger led Astronomy Programs every Saturday May through September.

Dead trees with the big dipper behind them.

Astronomy Festival

Join us for Great Basin's Annual Astronomy Festival on September 9th - 11th, featuring guest speakers, programs, and telescope viewing.

Parachutes and shield formation in the Grand Palace.

Virtual Cave Tour

Explore the underground world of Lehman Caves. This virtual tour journeys through the most popular rooms of the caves.

Last updated: July 2, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

100 Great Basin National Park
Baker, NV 89311


Available 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day

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