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Great Basin National Park Will Temporarily Close

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Date: April 15, 2020
Contact: Nichole Andler, 775-234-7521

BAKER, NVGreat Basin National Park is announcing additional modifications to operations in response to guidance from the White Pine County Office of Public Health. The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is our number one priority. The National Park Service (NPS) is working servicewide with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic.

Effective immediately, Great Basin National Park will be closed to all park visitors until further notice. We will notify the public when we resume operations and provide updates on our website and social media channels.  
The NPS encourages people to take advantage of the many digital tools already available to explore Great Basin National Park including:  
 Updates about NPS operations will be posted on If you have purchased tickets for tours of Lehman Caves you can contact for refund information.
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Last updated: April 15, 2020

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