Cathedral Gorge State Park (near the town of Panaca, NV). Here we found interesting sandstone formations and we had a blast exploring numerous short slot canyons.

“Unknown” Great Basin National Park, Nevada

Cathedral Gorge State Park (near the town of Panaca, NV). Here we found interesting sandstone formations and we had a blast exploring numerous short slot canyons.

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.

Best national parks: Avoid the crowds

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.

Great Basin National Park tips and images {from @harmonyfinearts}

Great Basin National Park tips and images {from @harmonyfinearts}

Bristle cone pine tree in the Great Basin National Park.

Skies above Great Basin National Park aren’t just dark — they’re certifiable

Bristle cone pine tree in the Great Basin National Park.

America's Ancient Marvel: Great Basin National Park www.facebook.com/loveswish

America’s Ancient Marvel: Great Basin National Park

America's Ancient Marvel: Great Basin National Park www.facebook.com/loveswish

Photos of Great Basin Buckaroos in eastern Oregon, northern Nevada and northern California by Mary Williams Hyde

Photos of Great Basin Buckaroos in eastern Oregon, northern Nevada and northern California by Mary Williams Hyde

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.

Great Basin National Park- A Hidden Gem

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.

Poster advertising viewing the Milky Way from Great Basin National Park. By Tyler Nordgren.

Poster advertising viewing the Milky Way from Great Basin National Park. By Tyler Nordgren.

Basin by David Lane on 500px. The Milky Way over Great Basin National Park.

Basin by David Lane on 500px. The Milky Way over Great Basin National Park.

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