Place

Mather Overlook

Steven Mather plaque at great Basin National Park with wheeler peak in the background.
Mather overlook provide great views of the wheeler cirque.

NPS

Quick Facts

Parking - Auto, Restroom, Toilet - Vault/Composting, Wheelchair Accessible

Most every National Park site has a Mather Overlook. This is named after the first director of the National Park Service, Stephen Mather. The plaques are popular and are placed at some of the best views in the park. Here at Great Basin, the Mather Overlook is located on the Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive. There is plenty of parking and a large standing area to check out the views of the famous Wheeler Cirque!  

Great Basin National Park

Last updated: November 7, 2021