August 13, 2010
Great Basin National Park First Astronomy Festival
Almost a thousand visitors celebrated some of the darkest night skies in the country by attending Great Basin National Park's first annual Astronomy Festival and participated in daytime and nighttime activities including telescope viewing, astronomy presentations, solar viewing, kids programs, music, art, and literature. This year's keynote speaker was William L. Fox
April 29, 2010
Great Basin National Park Prepares for Spring
Superintendent Andy Ferguson invites visitors to enjoy the special opportunities the change of season brings to Great Basin National Park. There are changes in campground availability, winter driving conditions, visitor center, and concession operations.
March 24, 2010
Great Basin National Park Announces Slash Pile Burns
Great Basin National Park plans to conduct two slash pile burns between April and June to reduce fuel load in thinned areas.
February 18, 2010
National Press Release Concerning Firearms in National Park Lands
A change in federal law effective Monday, February 22, allows firearms in many national parks. The new law (Sec. 512 of P.L. 111-24) was passed by Congress and signed by President Obama last May.