August 24, 2016
August 19, 2016
August 18, 2016
Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service and the First Light of the Great Basin Observatory! Ceremony beings at 1:00 pm, birthday cake at 3:00 pm, Solar Scopes at 3:30 pm, and Star Party at 8:00 pm. For more details visit our Centennial celebration page.
August 18, 2016
The Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive, Bristlecone and Glacier Trails, Alpine Lakes Loop Trail, and the trail to Wheeler Peak will open at 6:00a m daily and close at dusk each evening. Check the final update on the fire from the Great Basin Incident Management Team 7.
August 17, 2016
August 14, 2016
August 10, 2016
August 9, 2016
The Strawberry Fire is burning and 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.
August 3, 2016
Great Basin National Park is soliciting proposals for the operation of a food & beverage and retail services at Lehman Caves Visitor Center.
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.
June 8, 2015
Solicitation for Proposals for Operation of Food & Beverage and Retail Services at Lehman Caves Visitor Center
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 15th through October 14th, 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.
July 8, 2014
Road Work at Great Basin National Park During July and August 2014
Beginning July 8, 2014 and continuing through the end of August, there will be road work at Great Basin National Park. Throughout the park, paved roads and parking lots will have road cracks repaired and a chip seal applied... Minor delays of up to 10 minutes can be expected during some of the work. Weekly updates will be posted on the park's current conditions page on the website every Tuesday afternoon. Any major impacts or changes 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 prompted this 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 Caves Gift and Café
Superintendent Steve Mietz announced an informational meeting at the Great Basin National Park Resource Center Classroom in Baker, Nevada for Wednesday July 9, at 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time (Nevada time). The park is preparing a prospectus for solicitation of offers for a concession contract to provide food and beverage service at the park's concession, Lehman Caves Gift & Café.