Great Basin National Park is located in east central Nevada, five miles west of the town of Baker. This is a remote area with limited services, so please plan ahead! Current conditions at Great Basin National Park.
The nearest commercial airports are in Cedar City, Utah, (142 miles) and St. George, Utah (207 miles). Both fly to and from Salt Lake City only and have no rental cars available.
From the east or west: From U.S. Highway 6 & 50, turn south on Nevada State Highway 487 and travel five miles to Baker, NV. In Baker, turn west on Highway 488 and travel five miles to reach the park.
No public transportation is available to, or in, Great Basin National Park.
MapsFor a copy of the brochure map, go to the National Park Service map website for our most up-to-date park map.
Great Basin National Park is covered by six topographic maps in the U.S. 7.5 minute series. The Wheeler Peak and Kious Springs maps cover much of the high-elevation backcountry. The Windy Peak map covers a number of the most popular trails and well-developed trails. The Lehman Caves map covers mostly low-elevation areas outside the park. The most remote, least-used backcountry areas are covered by the Minerva Canyon and Arch Canyon maps.
For more information, contact the Western National Parks Association by phone at (775) 234-7528.
Last updated: September 12, 2021