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Great Basin National Park News

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  • Firefighters begin Lehman Flats pile burns on Friday

    February 22, 2024 | 12:00 am

    Lower Lehman Creek Campground will be impacted by prescribed burns on the nearby Lehman Flats. Smoke will likely be visible through the weekend.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Pile Burns Planned to Reduce Vegetation in Lehman Flats

    January 18, 2024 | 9:15 am

    National Park Service firefighters are preparing to burn 30 acres of piles in the Lehman Flats area of Great Basin National Park. The piles, located along the Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive near Lower Lehman Campground, are the result of aggressive efforts by park managers to reduce hazardous vegetation (known as fuels) and the risk of catastrophic wildfire.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Ashley Adams selected as superintendent of Great Basin National Park

    January 11, 2024 | 8:55 am

    SAN FRANCISCO - The National Park Service (NPS) has selected Ashley Adams to serve as superintendent of Great Basin National Park in Nevada. 

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 2024 Great Basin National Park Artist-in-Residence Selections

    January 3, 2024 | 2:14 pm

    Great Basin National Park is proud to announce the 2024 Artists-in-Residence: Suze Woolf, Bryce Lafferty, and Paul Atkinson.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • The October 14, 2023 Annular Eclipse at Great Basin National Park

    October 6, 2023 | 9:50 am

    Great Basin National Park will see an Annular Eclipse on the morning of October 14, 2023. Coinciding with this rare event will be increased ranger programs, large crowds, and opportunities to experience something incredible.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Congratulations to Great Basin National Park's 2023 Darwin Lambert Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Selection

    June 28, 2023 | 9:44 pm

    Great Basin National Park is proud to announce the 2023 Darwin Lambert artist-in-residence: Jacqueline Abend. 

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Great Basin National Park to Add Additional Lehman Caves Tours

    May 1, 2023 | 12:00 am

    Two additional tours of Lehman Caves at Great Basin National Park are proposed to begin in 2024. The park is seeking public comments on the proposed fees for these additional tours before any final decisions. In determining proposed fees, the park completed a cost comparison to similar tours offered by other cave operations. The comment period will open May 1 and close May 30, 2023.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Great Basin National Park Issues Finding of No Significant Impact on Fire Management Plan Environmental Assessment

    April 6, 2023 | 6:00 pm

    The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Fire Management Plan Environmental Assessment at Great Basin National Park. The public comment period for the EA was from February 2 to March 4, 2023. Alternative 2, Updated Fire Management Plan, was selected.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Record Snowfall at Great Basin National Park

    April 3, 2023 | 5:20 pm

    The winter of 2022-2023 has brought record snowfall to the South Snake Range and Great Basin National Park. On April 1, 2023, two of three snowpack measurement locations within the park revealed snowpack depths several inches greater than records set in 1952 and 2005.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Can Young Canyon Aspen Restoration Project Open for Public Comment

    December 8, 2022 | 12:23 pm

    Great Basin National Park is planning a thinning project in Can Young Canyon, approximately five miles southwest of Baker, NV. The project would reduce fuels and improve aspen stand conditions on approximately 22 acres within the project area. The comment period for this project closes on December 16, 2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific.

    Read more at nps.gov