News

Check out our newest blog which details everything you need to know to plan your trip to Great Basin National Park. Find details on camping, cave tours, ranger programs, and visitor centers.

Check out our year end summaries detailing programs, projects, and impact.

Thank you Guardians of Great Basin for making this work possible!

Picture of Comet behind bristlecone- Charles Reed

Stay up to date with our latest projects and programs by reading the 2020 Summer Newsletter!

2020 Summer Newsletter

How much do you know about the Great Basin Rattlesnake? Did you know that Great Basin National Park manages one of the longest rattlesnake studies in the world? 
Check out this wonderful video created by Great Basin's wildlife biologist Bryan Hamilton to learn about the fascinating Great Basin Rattlesnake.

Learn more about Great Basin National Park by reading the Year in Review.

The Colorado Plateau Dark Sky Cooperative is a wonderful organization dedicated to preserving dark skies. They highlighted the Great Basin Observatory in October 2019.

Read the full guest spotlight here.

Park Superintendent and wife with Great Basin NP Chair celebrate GBO birthday by eating cake.

Thanks to Patagonia, REI, and the Nevada Northern Railway, the Foundation was able to raise $490 towards funding needed Search and Rescue equipment for the Park.

The raffling of two Patagonia backpacks, 1 REI backpacking tent, and 2 Nevada Northern Railway Star Train tickets, took place during the celebratory events on August 10 & 11 to celebrate the Great Basin Observatory's 2nd Birthday. Perfect timing, as we were also able to welcome Great Basin National Park's new superintendent, James Woolsey (pictured).

CBS Sunday Morning - On the Trail: The Brilliance of the Night Sky (with Annie Gilliland)

CBS Sunday Morning - video shots of the Park

Great Basin National Park has many superlatives: the oldest trees, most decorated caves, diverse wildlife, and the darkest night skies. This time lapse film was created in honor of the Park's 30th anniversary in 2016.