Complete Guide to Baker Creek Campground in Great Basin National Park, Nevada including how to make reservations, site photos, video, and more
Baker Creek Campground - Great Basin National Park
Season: open from Memorial Day to Labor Day (weather permitting)
Number of Sites: 37
Location in the park: 2.9 miles down the main road in the park.
Campsite Cost: $20
Senior/Access Camping Fee: $10
Park Entrance Fee: $0.00, There is no entrance fee to visit the park.
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The park pass covers everyone in the car for per vehicle sites and for up to 4 adults for per-person sites.
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Payments accepted: No checks permitted
Reservations: No, All sites are available, when the campground is open (seasons permitting), on a first-come-first-served basis.
Latitude/Longitude: 38° 59' 8.6280" N 114° 14' 35.9160" W
Accessible Sites: ADA accessible campsite is Site #4, #21, and #28. Restrooms are ADA accessible.
Pets Allowed: Pets must be kept on a leash (6 feet or less in length) and/or under physical control at all times. Pets are not allowed on trails. Leaving a pet unattended and tied to an object is prohibited.
Are campground Reservations Available? No
First Come, First Served? Yes, All sites are available, when the campground is open (seasons permitting), on a first-come-first-served basis.
Each site offers a picnic table and fire ring, along with potable water and pit toilets nearby
Dump Station: Located near the visitor center
Bear Boxes: No
Flush Toilets: Vault Toilets
Firewood: Fires may only be built in provided metal fire rings. Fires must be extinguished when not attended. Only dead wood on the ground may be collected for use as fuel for campfires within the park.
Is wifi available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? No
Is camp host available on site? Yes
Is firewood available for purchase? No
Amenities at each campsite:
Fire pit in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Bear Box in site/area? No
Potable Water? Water is available seasonally
RV Camping at Lower Lehman Campground
RV Length: RVs and Trailers allowed on Lower Loop. RVs and Trailers over 24 feet are not allowed on Upper Loop.
Generators: 8 am and 8 pm
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How to get to Campground
On Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive, 2.5 miles from the Lehman Caves Visitor Center.
The maximum number of people in a campsite: 8
The number of cars per campsite: No more than two vehicles, three tents, one RV
Checkout time: 12 pm (noon)
Quiet Hours: Quiet hours, including generators, are from 8 pm to 8 am
The maximum continuous stay at any campsite is 14 days.
Baker Creek Campground Map
Photos of Baker Creek Campground
Lodging near Great Basin National Park
The majority of lodging for Great Basin NP can be found in Ely, Nevada about an hour from the park.
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ely - We stayed in this hotel during our last visit to the park and it was great. Free continental breakfast, a free manager's reception, and a fireplace in the lobby. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Stay connected with free in-room Wi-Fi, and guests can find other amenities such as a gym and a 24-hour business center.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ely - Free continental breakfast, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour gym are just a few of the amenities provided at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ely, an IHG Hotel. Treat yourself to some rest and relaxation at Steam Room, the onsite spa. In addition to a 24-hour business center and a steam room, guests can connect to free in-room Wi-Fi.
Hotel Nevada - We stayed in this historic casino hotel during one of our trips to the park. It is definitely a historic hotel.
Additional National Park Resources
Printable list of US National Parks in Alphabetical Order
Lehman Caves Guide - Coming Soon
Great Basin Star Train Nevada - See the stars with a Great Basin Park Ranger - Coming Soon