Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service and the First Light of the Great Basin Observatory. Ceremony beings at 1:00, birthday cake at 3:00, Solar Scopes at 3:30 and Star Party at 8:00pm. For more details look https://www.nps.gov/grba/learn/news/park-service-centennial.htm
The Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive, Bristlecone and Glacier Trails, Alpine Lakes Loop Trail and the trail to Wheeler Peak will open at 6:00am daily and close at dusk each evening. For the final update on the fire from the Great Basin Incident Management Team 7 check inciweb
Wildland Fire Start at Great Basin National Park
The Strawberry Fire is burning is heavy fuels and strong winds promoted rapid fire growth. Crews will be working for full fire suppression. See press release for further information on fire and closures.
Solicitation for Proposals for Operation of Food & Beverage and Retail Services at Lehman Caves Visitor Center
Great Basin National Park is soliciting proposals for the operation of a food & beverage and retail services at Lehman Caves Visitor Center. Interested parties may participate in a site visit on June 17th.
JULY 26, 2016
Snake Creek Canyon Closure and Stream Renovation
Great Basin National Park will be conducting a stream renovation treatment in Snake Creek on August 16th and 17th. The treatment will restore habitat for the native Bonneville cutthroat trout.
Great Basin National Park is solisciting proposlas for the operation of a food & beverage and retail services at Lehman Caves Visitor Center. Interested parties may participate in a site visit on June 17th.
January 26, 2015
Finding of No Significant Impact, Johnson Lake Mine Historic District Stabilization
The Pacific West Regional Director, National Park Service, has signed a decision and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Johnson Lake Mine Historic District Stabilization in Great Basin National Park.
January 14, 2015
Winchester Model 1873 Rifle Discovered at Great Basin National Park
On November 6, 2014 Park Archeologist, Eva Jensen, noticed an object beneath a Juniper tree. It turned out to be a Winchester Model 1783 rifle.
September 15, 2014
Public Review for Proposed Johnson Mine Historic District Stabilization
Great Basin National Park Superintendent Steven Mietz announced today that the Johnson Mine Historic District Stabilization Environmental Assessment (EA)is now available for a 30 day public review from September 15 through October 14, 2014.
August 25, 2014
Road Work Delays and Closures
Road work will continue on Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive with up to 30 minute delays and some temporary road and campground closures. Please review the dates and locations in the press release.
July 10, 2014
Updated Superintendent's Compendium Signed and in Effect
The Superintendent's Compendium,a policy document specific to Great Basin National Park, has been updated and signed. The newest version is available to viewor print online at http://www.nps.gov/grba/parkmgmt/upload/2014-GRBA-Superintendent-s-Compendium-w-signature.pdf
July 8, 2014
Road Work at Great Basin National Park During July and August 2014
Beginning July 8, 2014 andcontinuing through the end of August there will be road work at Great BasinNational Park. Throughout the park, paved roads and parking lots will have roadcracks repaired and a chip seal applied... Minor delays of up to 10 minutes canbe expected during some of the work. Weekly updates will be posted on thepark's Current Conditions page on the website; http://www.nps.gov/grba/planyourvisit/ccgrba.htm every Tuesday afternoon. Any major impacts orchanges will be updated more frequently if needed.
July 8, 2014
Unmanned Aircraft to be Prohibited in America's National Park
Visitor safety and park resources concerns prompt policy directive. You can find Great Basin specific information on page 5 of the Superintendent's Compendium.
July 1, 2014
Park Announces Business Opportunity Information Meeting July 9 at 6:30 p.m. for
Lehman CavesGift and Café
Superintendent SteveMietz announced an information meeting at the Great Basin National ParkResource Center Classroom, in Baker, Nevada for Wednesday July 9, at 6:30 p.m.PDT (Nevada Time). The park is preparing a prospectus for solicitation of offers for a concession contract to provide food and beverage service, at thepark's concession, Lehman Caves Gift & Café.