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 Land of Surprising Diversity
The Bristlecone Pine
Bristlecone Pine on Mt. Washington in the backcountry of Great Basin National Park.
Lehman Caves Tours
To see Lehman Caves, you'll need a ranger to guide you. Make an advance reservation through Recreation.gov today!
Camping in the Park
Most of our campgrounds close during the winter months. Check to see what's open before you come.
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