A Land of Surprising Diversity

In the shadow of 13,063-foot Wheeler Peak, 4,000-year-old bristlecone pine trees grow on rocky glacial moraines. Come to Great Basin National Park to experience the solitude of the desert, the smell of sagebrush after a thunderstorm, the darkest of night skies, and the beauty of Lehman Caves. Far from a wasteland, the Great Basin is a diverse region that awaits your discovery.
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Stalactites, stalagmites and other formations in yellow light. Photo credit: Kee Ylp (flickr)

Lehman Caves Tours

To see Lehman Caves, you'll need a ranger to guide you. Making an advance reservation through Recreation.gov is strongly recommended.

Aspen trunks in fall. Photo credit: Pasha C (flickr)

Camping in the Park

Campsites fill quickly, especially on weekends. It's best to come in the morning to find a spot!

The Andromeda Galaxy floating in space. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Astronomy at Great Basin

Great Basin boasts some of the darkest skies in the country. Come see the stars like you've never them before.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Great Basin National Park
100 Great Basin National Park

Baker, NV 89311

Phone:

(775) 234-7331
Park Headquarters Superintendent

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