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Great Basin National Park, Baker

#14 of 168 in Parks in Nevada
In the shadow of 13,063-foot Wheeler Peak, 5,000 year old bristlecone pine trees grow on rocky glacial moraines. Come to Great Basin National Park to experience the solitude of the desert, the smell of sagebrush after a thunderstorm, the darkest of night skies, and the beauty of Lehman Caves.
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  • I think this is the sort of park that needs some time to understand its natural beauty. The basin itself looked pretty bland apart from the very angry badger we spotted popping out of its hole. The Le...  more »
  • Went with my children and grandchildren, they camped we stayed in a motel. Beautiful scenery. The Lehman cave is a great opportunity to see what beauty nature can create.  more »
  • They would not let us in the Lehman caves because our dogs were getting hot in our car and we needed to tend to them. All of the roads were closed drove 500+miles to not get let in to the caves. Need more shaded parking!!!!
  • Awesome trip. Visited in April 2017. The road had been cleared snow up the 9000 foot level. It was a good time for an uncrowded visit.

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