Alerts & Conditions

Updated July 12, 2019
Conditions can change rapidly - especially in the fall, winter, and spring. Click on the Great Basin National Park Weather link below 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
Baker Creek Road
Open (maintained gravel road)
Snake Creek Road
Open (improved dirt road)
Strawberry 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 recommended, 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 from 8:00am until 5:00pm.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.

Great Basin Visitor Center - Open daily from 8:00am until 5:30pm.

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 (water on, boil water advisory)
Upper Lehman Creek
Open (water on, boil water advisory)
Baker Creek
Open (water on, boil water advisory)
Wheeler Peak
Open (No water)
*NOTICE - Wheeler Peak Campground may have partial closures all summer season.
Grey Cliffs Campground
Open (no water)
Strawberry Creek Campground
Snake Creek Campground
Open (no water)

Fee: $15.00 per night or $7.50 per night for Golden Age/Access/Senior pass holders.
Snake Creek campground is currently free.

RV Dump Station
Fee: $5.00

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

Last updated: July 12, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Great Basin National Park
100 Great Basin National Park

Baker, NV 89311


(775) 234-7331
Available 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Closed on Federal holidays.

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