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America’s Ancient Marvel: Great Basin National Park

America's Ancient Marvel: Great Basin National Park is located in Eastern Nevada and a perfect addition to Utah's Mighty Five National Parks.

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 is based around Wheeler Peak. The Great Basin is a vast area that includes bristlecone pines, glacial moraines, and the limestone Lehman Caves. It has some of the country's darkest night skies.

Bristlecone pine tree, Great Basin National Park, Nevada

The world's 10 oldest living trees

One of the world's ten oldest living trees: Bristlecone pine tree, Great Basin National Park, Nevada

Lehman Caves, Great Basin National Park, Nevada; photo by Ron Niebrugge

Photos of Lehman Caves, Great Basin National Park, Nevada

Lehman Caves- special after-hours photography tours can be arranged!

After-Hours Cave Photography - Great Basin National Park (U.

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.

Weather Trees ~ Persistent winds in the mountains of Nevada's Great Basin National Park eroded the trunk of this old pine tree into what look like a pair of sideways spectacles.

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Great Basin National Park

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

Great Basin National Park, NV According to the National Park Service, on a clear night you can see thousands of stars, multiple galaxies, five different planets and man-made satellites with the naked eye in this Nevada park.

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Great Basin National Park, NV See planets, stars, and even man-made satellites with the naked eye!

Looking for secluded wilderness? Head to Great Basin National Park in Nevada, one of the least visited National Parks.  Hiking Wheeler Peak, camping, caving and seclusion.  Click through to read about our trip.

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Southwest national parks road trip - Great Basin, Arches, Mesa Verde, and Grand Canyon with Pitstops for Kids

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Wild Mustangs - Fabulous action shot in the Great Basin Desert, Utah. - photo by Kent Keller

♥ Horse Stuff ♥ Wild Mustangs - Fabulous action shot in the Great Basin Desert, Utah. - photo by Kent Keller

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, California | Picture Store

The trees of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, in the White Mountains near Bishop, California, are the oldest living recorded organisms on Earth. Many of the trees are over years old, with the “Methuselah” tree dated at more than years old.

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