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Tourism to Great Basin National Park creates 8.9 million in economic benefits


Elko Daily Free Press - Apr 21, 2017
BAKER – A new National Park Service report shows that 144,847 visitors to Great Basin National Park in 2016 spent $8.4 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 122 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local ...
 

National Parks Week 2017: 7 national park units a day trip away from Ogden


Standard-Examiner - Apr 14, 2017
A bristlecone pines is shown under Nevada's Wheeler Peak in Great Basin National Park. The bristlecone pine is not only the world's longest-lived organism, but it is also virtually immune to the pine beetle attacks that are decimating conifer forests ...
 

Fire, ice and all things nice


The Hindu - Apr 5, 2017
This is how I came to know about the Great Basin National Park, the only national park entirely within Nevada. The scintillating scene she described comprised alpine forests and lakes ringed with glaciers that feed them. It seemed like an enchanted ...
 

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Great Basin National Park books

Good Night Nevada


by: Adam Gamble, Mark Jasper
Good Night Nevada highlights the Hoover Dam, Red Rock Canyon, Lake Mead, Natural History Museum, Virginia City, Great Reno Balloon Race, Carson City, Valley of Fire, Freemont Street, Lake Tahoe, Great Basin National Park, wildlife, and more. This charming and educational board book invites young readers to explore the scenic state of Nevada including iconic landmarks, historic sites, and fun attractions.

This book is part of the bestselling Good Night Our World series, which includes hundreds of titles exploring iconic locations and exciting, child-friendly themes.
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Exploring Great Basin National Park: Including Mount Moriah Wilderness


by: Bruce Grubbs
Exploring Great Basin National Park is a guide to both the national park and the adjacent Mount Moriah Wilderness. Although many visitors stay at the park for just a few hours, the purpose of this book is to encourage you to stay longer and explore the park as well as the surrounding Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. You can camp at one of the four campgrounds in the park, camp on the national forest, or stay at a motel or hotel in nearby Baker or Ely. If you are new to the area you should certainly take the tour of Lehman Caves and a drive up the Wheeler Peak Scenic Road.
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Great Basin National Park Map Hiking Map & Guide


by: Earthwalk Press
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Great Basin National Park: A Guide to the Park and Surrounding Area


by: Gretchen M. Baker

Great Basin National Park is in large part a high-alpine park, but it sits in one of America’s driest, least populated, and most isolated deserts. That contrast is one facet of the diversity that characterizes this region. Within and outside the park are phenomenal landscape features, biotic wonders, unique environments, varied historic sites, and the local colors of isolated towns and ranches. Vast Snake and Spring Valleys, bracketing the national park, are also subjects of one of the West's most divisive environment contests, over what  on the surface seems most absent but underground is abundant enough for sprawling Las Vegas to covet it—water.
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Great Basin, Nevada -- Solitude of the desert and darkest of night skies. Buy the complete 58 National Parks on DVD: http://amzn.to/11dLm7S.
 

Solitude at Great Basin National Park - Best Parks Ever - 4346


Quiet places in Great Basin National Park. Purchase the complete DVD: ...
 

Great Basin National Park - Hike to Wheeler Peak, Incredible Views!


Wheeler Peak, elevation 13065 feet, a mountain of the Great Basin, in the Western United States. The hike is 8.5 miles round trip with an elevation gain of 3100 ...
 

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Nevada's largest national park is filled with fabulous natural treasures, from spectacular alpine lakes to limestone caverns and even a small glacier, yet it has an ...
 

Great Basin National Park | A Day in the Life


One of the most special places in the United States, and a jewel of the National Park System, Great Basin National Park in Nevada has many superlatives: the ...
 

 

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