Great Basin National Park, Nevada

Overview

Great Basin National Park is one of 60 sites in the United States with a national park designation, and one of 4 National Park Service Sites in Nevada.

Its name is derived from its location in the Great Basin which consists of most of the state of Nevada, western Utah, and parts of southern Oregon.

While not one of the best-known parks in the US, it is one of the better parks, even if it can be somewhat hard to reach.

Landscape in Great Basin National Park

Located in east-central Nevada’s White Pine County, near the neighboring state of Utah, Great Basin National Park lies amidst the Sierra Nevada and Wasatch Mountains.

The park is approximately 300 miles north of Las Vegas and is comprised of nearly 80,000 acres of protected wilderness.
Due to its elevation and northern location, the park is often spared the grueling summer heat for which

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