Picnic Areas

Wheeler Peak against a blue sky
Mather Overlook offers a great view of Doso Doyabi and Wheeler Peak.

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Lehman Caves Visitor Center Picnic Area has several accessible tables behind the Visitor Center. Restrooms and water are available in the front of the building.

The Astronomy Ampitheater below the Lehman Caves Visitor Center has accessible tables plus restrooms and running water in the summer months.

Upper Lehman Creek Campground has several picnicking possibilities, including an area near the host site, tables near the amphitheater, and a group picnic area available for reservation.

Mather Overlook, approximately eight miles up the Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive, has a wooden deck, viewing telescope, restroom, and incredible views of the Lehman Creek drainage.

Pole Canyon Trailhead Picnic Area, located off Baker Creek Road, has several accessible tables, fire grills, and a restroom. Water is not available.

The Bristlecone Trail Parking Area, located at the end of the Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive, has picnic tables and a restroom. Enjoy your lunch in the spruce and pine forest at a cool 10,000 feet.

Last updated: July 31, 2021

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100 Great Basin National Park
Baker, NV 89311


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