Grey Cliffs Campground in Great Basin National Park, Nevada is a group camp that offers the opportunity to camp in an International Dark Sky Park.
Grey Cliffs Campground - Great Basin National Park
The Grey Cliffs Group Campground in Great Basin National Park is broken into three sections. Each section is clearly marked with what campsites are included.
Each campsite has quite a bit of space along with picnic tables, outhouses, and barbecue brassieres.
Season: open Memorial Day - Labor Day (weather permitting)
Number of Sites: 16
Location in the park: Near the visitor center off of a dirt road.
Campsite Cost: $20
Senior/Access Camping Fee: $10
Park Entrance Fee: $0.00, There is no fee to visit the park.
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Payments accepted: No checks permitted
Reservations: Yes, Reservations are on Recreation.gov
38° 59' 22.8998" N
114° 13' 16.7999" W
Accessible Sites: There are 2 ADA Accessible campsites. On Loop C, site C3 is accessible. As well as A8 on Loop A. Both sites are located next to accessible restrooms.
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? Yes, The campground accepts reservations from Memorial Day through September.
How far in advance can you make a reservation? Individual sites at this campground operate on a 6-month rolling basis
First Come, First Served?
Confirmation paper should be clipped to the post provided at your campsite.
Each site offers a picnic table and fire ring, along with potable water and pit toilets nearby
Dump Station: Near the visitor center
Bear Boxes: No
Flush Toilets: vault toilets
Payphone: Not in the campground
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? Possibly, our service was intermittent in the park with T-Mobile
Is camp host available on site? No
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? There is no potable water, but water is available at the (first-come, first-served) Baker Creek Campground
RV Camping at Grey Cliffs Campground
RVs are not permitted due to space constraints.
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How to get to Campground
From the east or west: From U.S. Highway 6 & 50, turn south on Nevada State Highway 487 and travel 5 miles to Baker, NV. In Baker turn west on Highway 488 and travel 5 miles to the park.
From the south (Utah): Travel north on Utah State Highway 21 through Milford, UT and Garrison, UT, which will become Nevada State Highway 487 as you cross the border. Turn west on Highway 488 in Baker and travel 5 miles to the park.
From the south (Nevada): Travel north on U.S. Highway 93 (Great Basin Highway). At the junction of U.S. Highway 6 & 50 drive east to Nevada State Highway 487 and turn south. Travel 5 miles to Baker, NV. In Baker turn west on Highway 488 and travel 5 miles to the park.
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.
Grey Cliffs Campground Map
Photos of Grey Cliffs 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
Top Things to do in Great Basin NP
Printable list of US National Parks in Alphabetical Order
Lehman Caves Guide - Coming Soon
Star Train Nevada - See the stars with a Great Basin Park Ranger - Coming Soon
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