Great Basin NP, NV

Located about 4 hrs north of Las Vegas is Nevada’s only national park, Great Basin NP. It’s a series of mountains and basins with most of the hikes at the highest elevation of over 10,000ft (3 km). It’s known for its ancient bristlecone pine trees, as old as 3000 years old, that seem to be growing out of rocks.

Ancient bristlecone pine tree

Ancient bristlecone pine tree

Aspen eye

Aspen eye

The rain brought out the colors of the rock

The rain brought out the rich colors of the rock

cool bark design

Cool bark design

Ancient bristlecone pine tree

Ancient bristlecone pine tree

Ancient bristlecone pine tree

Ancient bristlecone pine tree

Bristlecone pine tree mustache

Bristlecone pine tree mustache

Teresa Lake

Teresa Lake

Ranch inspired decor

Ranch inspired decor near the park

Wild west

Wild west

Border Inn - one star desert comfort

Border Inn – one star desert comfort

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