Great Basin National Park is 5 miles west of Baker, Nevada; 70 miles southeast of Ely, Nevada; 385 miles east of Reno, Nevada; 286 miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada; 200 miles north of St. George, Utah; and 234 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah.

From west-central Utah, take U.S. 50 west across the state line into Nevada, go south on Nev. 487 to Baker, and then west on Nev. 488 into the park. From St. George, take I-15 north to Cedar City; continue north on Utah 130 to Minersville; take Utah 21 west through Milford to the Nevada state line, where it becomes Nev. 487, which you follow to Baker; and then take Nev. 488 west to the park.

From Las Vegas, follow U.S. 93 north to U.S. 50, go east to Nev. 487, where you turn south to Baker, and then follow Nev. 488 into the park.


From Ely and Reno, Nevada, follow U.S. 50 east to Nev. 487, and follow directions above.

The Nearest Airports -- The closest major airports are McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada (tel. 702/261-5211;, and Salt Lake City International Airport (tel. 800/595-2442 or 801/575-2400; in Salt Lake City, Utah. Both are served by most major airlines and national car-rental agencies.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.