Conditions can change rapidly - especially in the fall, winter, and spring. Contact Great Basin National Park via e-mail or by phone Monday through Friday at (775) 234-7331 for the most up-to-date information.
Weather and Road Conditions
Park RoadsWheeler Peak Scenic Drive
Open to the Upper Lehman Creek Parking Area
Baker Creek Road
Open (maintained gravel road)
Snake Creek Road
Open (improved dirt road), very snowy, travel not recommended.
Strawberry Creek 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 CentersLehman Cave Visitor Center - Open Daily from 8:00am until 4:30pm.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
Great Basin Visitor Center - Closed for the season
Hiking TrailsHiking 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.
Lower Lehman Creek
Open (no water)
Upper Lehman Creek
Grey Cliffs Campground
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
No fires are allowed above 10,000 feet.