Great Basin Overview, Season, and Fees

Great Basin National Park is located on the Utah/Nevada border, west of the town of Delta.

110 miles from Delta. Utah
247 miles from Salt Lake City
315 miles from Las Vegas

Great Basin National Park is located in Nevada, which lies within the Pacific Time Zone.

Great Basin National Park Map

Visitor Centers
Two visitor centers are found in the park. The Lehman Caves Visitor Center is located near the mouth of the cave entrance. The Great Basin Visitor Center is located just north of the town of Baker, along Highway 487. Both centers provide information, maps and restrooms.

Seasons
Tours through Lehman Caves are conducted year-round, but are not offered on New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The Lehman Caves visitor center is open year-round, but is closed on the major holidays listed above. The Great Basin Visitor Center is open April through September.

Wheeler Peak receives heavy snow and so travel on some mountain roads is difficult or impossible during the winter.

Lodging and Camping
The park offers four campgrounds, one of which is open year-round.

Motel rooms and commercial campgrounds are available in the nearby town of Baker, NV.

Fees
There is no entrance fee at Great Basin National Park. Fees are required for cave tours and for camping within the park.

There is a per person fee charged for cave tours. Annual passes, such as the America the Beautiful Pass, do not cover cave tour fees. Holders of Golden Age and Golden Access cards are eligible for discounts.

The basic camping fee is $12.00 per night per site. The fee is $25 per night at the Grey Cliffs Group Campground. The RV Sanitary Station fee is $5.00.

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