Star Gaze - Half the park is after dark! Click on the poster above to visit Great Basin National Park's Astronomy page for a schedule of events for 2018.

Star Gaze - Half the park is after dark! Click on the poster above to visit Great Basin National Park's Astronomy page for a schedule of events for 2018.

Want to see the Milky Way? Great Basin Astronomy Programs are a great time to do so. Join Dark Sky Rangers every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8:30PM at Lehman Caves Visitor Center. Please remember: bring a chair, dress warm and remember - red lights only!

Want to see the Milky Way? Great Basin Astronomy Programs are a great time to do so. Join Dark Sky Rangers every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8:30PM at Lehman Caves Visitor Center. Please remember: bring a chair, dress warm and remember - red lights only!


Join a Park Ranger for a virtual tour through features of Great Basin National Park by clicking on the Ranger above.

Join a Park Ranger for a virtual tour through features of Great Basin National Park by clicking on the Ranger above.

Great places to see
and things to do 

near Great Basin National Park

Take a ride on the Ghost Train in Ely, Nevada. Click on the train to visit historic Nevada Northern Railway.

Take a ride on the Ghost Train in Ely, Nevada. Click on the train to visit historic Nevada Northern Railway.

Go fishing! Click on the Rainbow Trout to visit Great Basin National Park's fishing information.

Go fishing! Click on the Rainbow Trout to visit Great Basin National Park's fishing information.

Visit Ward Charcoal Ovens State Park less than an hour's drive from Baker. Click on the ovens above for more information.

Visit Ward Charcoal Ovens State Park less than an hour's drive from Baker. Click on the ovens above for more information.

great basin national park bat bio-blitz is comping up august 19, 20, 21 and 22. click on the image above to visit great basin national park’s schedule of bio-blitz events.

great basin national park bat bio-blitz is comping up august 19, 20, 21 and 22. click on the image above to visit great basin national park’s schedule of bio-blitz events.

CBS SUNDAY MORNING ON THE TRAIL: NIGHT SKIES OF GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK.

Go underground - on a tour of Lehman Caves. For information on guided tours of Lehman Caves, click on the photo above.

Go underground - on a tour of Lehman Caves. For information on guided tours of Lehman Caves, click on the photo above.

Click on the Great Basin National Heritage logo to visit their website.

Click on the Great Basin National Heritage logo to visit their website.

Meet “Dirt” nevada northern railway’s famous “shop cat” - and take a ride on a train, It’s a fun “day trip” into ely! click on the photo above to learn more.

Meet “Dirt” nevada northern railway’s famous “shop cat” - and take a ride on a train, It’s a fun “day trip” into ely! click on the photo above to learn more.


Bird Watching - For a list of Great Basin birds you might see on your visit to Great Basin National Park, click on the Red Tail Hawk.

Bird Watching - For a list of Great Basin birds you might see on your visit to Great Basin National Park, click on the Red Tail Hawk.

The most comprehensive "guide" to Great Basin National Park and surrounding area. Click on the book above for more information.

The most comprehensive "guide" to Great Basin National Park and surrounding area. Click on the book above for more information.

there’s a whole lot more than just desert out here - click on the image above to explore more than “just the desert”.

there’s a whole lot more than just desert out here - click on the image above to explore more than “just the desert”.

Only have a few days to see Great Basin National Park? Click on the Park photo for suggested things to "see and do" in the Park if your stay is a short one.

Only have a few days to see Great Basin National Park? Click on the Park photo for suggested things to "see and do" in the Park if your stay is a short one.

Take a hike! For hiking information in Great Basin National Park, just click on the Bristlecone pine.

Take a hike! For hiking information in Great Basin National Park, just click on the Bristlecone pine.

Enjoy Great Basin wildflowers! Click on the photo above for suggested hikes and drives to view Great Basin wildflowers.

Enjoy Great Basin wildflowers! Click on the photo above for suggested hikes and drives to view Great Basin wildflowers.

visit great basin national park's facebook page

visit great basin national park's facebook page


Take a self-guided tour of the Baker Archaeological Site. Click on the photo for more information.

Take a self-guided tour of the Baker Archaeological Site. Click on the photo for more information.

Are you a "rock hound"? Why not hunt for trilobites? Click on the trilobite above for information.

Are you a "rock hound"? Why not hunt for trilobites? Click on the trilobite above for information.

Visit Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge. Click on Fish Springs for more information.

Visit Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge. Click on Fish Springs for more information.