Great Basin National Park Trails

To find trails in Great Basin National Park, Nevada select a region or trail below.

Great Basin National Park: Pyramid Peak Loop :: Ely, NV

Climb out of the desert heat to breezy alpine solitude.

Great Basin National Park :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Great Basin National Park is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 8.5 miles long and begins at 8,179 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 17.1 miles with a total elevati

Timber Creek Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Timber Creek Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 8,022 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 964 feet.

Lehman Creek Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Lehman Creek Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 3.4 miles long and begins at 7,792 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,240 feet.

National Forest Development Road 590 :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development Road 590 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 7,997 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a tot

Baker Creek Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Baker Creek Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Highland Ridge Wilderness Area and Great Basin National Park. It is 16.4 miles long and begins at 8,002 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.9 miles with a tota

Snake Creek Road :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Snake Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 8,180 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of

South Fork Baker Creek Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

South Fork Baker Creek Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 8,044 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,784

National Forest Development 449 Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development 449 Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 7,583 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.7 miles with a total elevation gain

National Forest Development Road 449 Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development Road 449 Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 6.1 miles long and begins at 7,583 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 12.3 miles wit

National Forest Development Road 589 :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development Road 589 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 5.4 miles long and begins at 6,787 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.7 miles with a to

Baker Creek Road :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Baker Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 4.3 miles long and begins at 6,641 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.8 miles with a total elevation gain of

Bristlecone Interpretive Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Bristlecone Interpretive Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 10,433 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 35

Bristlecone and Glacier Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Bristlecone and Glacier Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 9,958 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,151

Wheeler Peak Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Wheeler Peak Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 4.1 miles long and begins at 10,170 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 264 feet. Near

Alpine Lakes Loop Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Alpine Lakes Loop Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 9,980 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 431 feet. N

National Forest Development Road 466 :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development Road 466 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 9.1 miles long and begins at 6,079 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.2 miles with a to

Osceola Ditch Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Osceola Ditch Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 8,301 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 328 feet.

National Forest Development Road 456 :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development Road 456 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 5.9 miles long and begins at 6,069 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.8 miles with a to

Strawberry Creek and Osceola Ditch :: Baker, NV

An easy walk to a historic site in Great Basin National Park. This area may be closed due to a large wildfire. Check with Great Basin National Park before planning this hikeFrom the trailhead, walk back down the road a few yards to an old, closed jee

Osceola Tunnel :: Baker, NV

An easy walk to a historic hand-dug tunnel in Great Basin National Park. This area may be closed due to a large wildfire. Check with Great Basin National Park before planning this hike. The trail follows the old, closed jeep track across the meadow a

Osceola Ditch Intepretive Trail :: Baker, NV

A very easy interpretive trail to a historic site in Great Basin National Park. The trail may be temporarily closed due to a large wildfire. Check with Great Basin National Park before planning this hike. A sign at the trailhead briefly explains th

Pole Canyon :: Baker, NV

An easy day hike on a little-used trail in Great Basin National Park. This is a low-elevation hike that is good in early season. Due to its low elevation, this is a good hike for early season when the high country is still snow covered; it’s also gre

Timber Creek and South Fork Baker Creek :: Baker, NV

A little-used trail to a high pass and scenic alpine meadows in Great Basin National Park. Two trails leave the Baker trailhead, the Baker Lake Trail and South Fork Baker Creek Trail. To start the clockwise loop, take the South Fork Baker Creek Trai

South Fork Big Wash :: Baker, NV

A day hike on a seldom-used trail in a remote section of Great Basin National Park. The old jeep road climbs steeply to a broad saddle, entering the park at a signed gate. It then descends through fir-aspen forest, switches back sharply to the right

Wheeler Peak :: Baker, NV

A trail to the highest summit in the Snake Range and the second highest summit in Nevada, located within Great Basin National Park. Follow the Summit Trail as it climbs gradually southwest through stands of aspen along the southern slopes of Bald Mou

Lehman Creek :: Baker, NV

A scenic hike along an alpine creek in Great Basin National Park. The trail is well maintained and easy to follow as it climbs steadily through a mountain mahogany thicket, away from Lehman Creek. After a while the trail returns to the creek; watch

Lexington Arch :: Baker, NV

A day hike to a unique limestone natural arch in Great Basin National Park. At first the trail follows the drainage, but after about 200 yards it turns left and climbs the sage slope to the west in a series of broad switchbacks. It then traverses t

Snake Creek :: Baker, NV

An easy cross-country and trail day hike along Snake Creek in Great Basin National Park. This short trail is worthwhile because it takes you to a tributary of Snake Creek. You’ll be hiking it clockwise. Cross the campground and follow the old road th

Dead Lake :: Baker, NV

A cross-country and on-trail day hike in Great Basin National Park featuring an alpine creek and meadows in a seldom-visited area. Walk up the old road you were just driving. You soon pass the limit of vehicle use, and the road starts to climb stead

Can Young Canyon :: Baker, NV

An easy, low-elevation hike in Great Basin National Park that’s great in early season. This is a good hike for early season, before the snow has melted from the high country. Walk up the road from the park boundary. The road appears to be used very o

Mountain View Nature Trail :: Baker, NV

An easy interpretive nature trail in Great Basin National Park that explains the piñon-juniper plant community and the geology of the Snake Range. This nature trail is a good way to become familiar with the piñon-juniper plant community. It starts at

Bald Mountain :: Baker, NV

A trail and cross-country hike to an rounded summit that offers fine views of Wheeler Peak and Jeff Davis Peak, in Great Basin National Park. Bald Mountain is much easier to climb than Wheeler Peak, and may appeal to those with limited time. Start fr

Baker and Johnson Lakes :: Baker, NV

A long but very scenic day hike or backpack trip, with a short section of cross-country, to a pair of alpine lakes set in glacial basins located high in Great Basin National Park’s Snake Range. Start on the signed Baker Lake Trail. The trail climb

Swan Lake Nature Study Area :: Reno, NV

The Swan Lake Nature Study Area is the product of a joint effort between the Bureau of Land Management, Lahontan Audubon Society, Washoe County Parks and Recreation, Nevada Land Conservancy, City of Reno, Nevada Army National Guard, Nevada Department

Baker Creek Loop to Baker and Johnson Lakes :: Ely, NV

Both Baker and Johnson lakes repose majestically in glacial cirques rimmed by rugged walls, beneath the crest of the southern Snake Range. However, these scenic alpine lakes are just two of the many attractions along this trip into the heart of Great

Lehman Cave :: Baker, NV

An easy, ranger-guided walk through Lehman Cave in Great Basin National Park, one of the most highly decorated caves of its size in the world. Lehman Cave, though small compared with famous caves such as Carlsbad Caverns, is highly decorated with cav

Bristlecone-Glacier Trail :: Baker, NV

This day hike in Great Basin National Park features the Wheeler Glacier, which is the only permanent body of ice between the Sierra Nevada and the Wasatch Mountains, and a bristlecone pine interpretive trail through the oldest living trees on earth.

Alpine Lakes Trail :: Baker, NV

A day hike past two alpine lakes featuring close-up views of the high peaks in Great Basin National Park’s Snake Range. Although the Alpine Lakes Trail is relatively short with little elevation gain, it lies at 10,000 feet. Most people, especially th

Johnson Lake :: Baker, NV

A day hike or backpack trip on a less used trail to an alpine lake and historic mining district in Great Basin National Park. The Johnson Lake Trail follows an old jeep trail that is closed to vehicles. It is not marked or maintained, so you should