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Discover snow covered peaks, sub-alpine lakes, a breathtaking night sky and so much more at Great Basin National Park! #travel #camping #70d...

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11 Places In Nevada You Thought Only Existed In Your Imagination

6. Great Basin National Park

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17 Of The Most Underrated National Parks In America

Great Basin National Park - NV caves, mountains, oldest trees on earth and great skies for stars

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Best national parks: Avoid the crowds

Great Basin National Park. Based around Wheeler Peak, the Great Basin has 5,000-year-old bristlecone pines, glacial moraines, and the limestone Lehman Caves. It has some of the country's darkest night skies, and there are animal species including Townsend's big-eared bat, Pronghorn, and Bonneville cutthroat trout.

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Great Basin National Park

Scenic Teresa Lake offers views of Wheeler Peak in GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK, Nevada--The park takes its name from the vast region that extends east from California's Sierra Nevada to Utah's Wasatch Range, and from southern Oregon to southern Nevada, encompassing most of Nevada and western Utah. Called Great Basin by explorer John C. Frémont in the mid-1800s, the region actually comprises not one but at least 90 basins, or valleys, and its rivers all flow in (Photograph by imageBROKER…

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Pyramid Peak, Great Basin National Park, Nevada; photo by Michael Greene

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Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National park is a United States National Park established in 1986, located in east-central Nevada near the Utah border. The park derives its name from the Great Basin, the dry and mountainous region between the Sierra Nevada and the Wasatch Mountains.

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