Alerts & Conditions



Updated April 20, 2017
Conditions can change rapidly - especially in the fall, winter, and spring. Contact Great Basin National Park via email or by phone at (775) 234-7331 for the most up-to-date information.

Weather and Road Conditions

Great Basin National Park Weather
Wheeler Peak Snow Conditions (10,147ft)
Nevada Road Conditions or call 511 or 1-877-NV-ROADS
Utah Road Conditions call 511 or 1-866-511-UTAH

Park Roads

Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive
Closed at Osceola Ditch Parking Area, trail is closed.
Baker Creek Road
Strawberry Creek Road
Closed (unimproved dirt road)
Snake Creek Road
Open (improved dirt road)
Lexington Arch Road
(NOTE: Those wishing to drive to the Lexington Arch Trailhead should be advised that the unimproved dirt road to is rough and rutted. High clearance four-wheel drive vehicles are required, as are advanced four-wheel driving skills. Route finding is also necessary in places due to flood damage.)

Please note that in spring and fall roads may be closed due to snow and rockfall.

Visitor Centers

Lehman Cave Visitor Center - Open daily 8:00am to 4:30pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
Great Basin Visitor Center - Open Tuesday - Saturday 10:am to 4:00pm

Hiking Trails

Hiking Trail Information

Weather can change quickly at any elevation, so be prepared for harsh conditions. When hiking at high elevation be prepared for rain, hail, or snow storms at any time of the year.
Temperatures and visibility can drop rapidly.
Most trails are at high elevation and have steep climbs. Be watchful for signs of altitude sickness such as headache and nausea. If you're feeling sick, descend right away.
Sun exposure is also more extreme at high elevation, so be sure to bring hats and sunscreen.

Please use the trail registers to document your hikes.


Campground Information

Lower Lehman Creek
Open (no water)
Upper Lehman Creek
Open (no water)
Baker Creek
Open (no water)
Wheeler Peak
Grey Cliffs Loop A
Open (no water)
Strawberry Creek Campground
Snake Creek Campground
Open (no water)
Grey Cliffs Group Campground
Open (no water)

Fee: $12.00 per night or $6.00 per night for Golden Age/Access/Senior pass holders.
Strawberry and Snake Creek campgrounds are currently free.

RV Dump Station

Fire Conditions
No fires are allowed above 10,000 feet.

The fire is 100% contained. There may still be occasional smoke seen coming from the burn area until the fire is declared out.

There are no prescribed fires planned at this time.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Great Basin National Park
100 Great Basin National Park

Baker, NV 89311


(775) 234-7331

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