Strawberry Creek Area of Great Basin National Park Opening to Visitors in May 2019

Strawberry Creek Campground, reat Basin National Park Nevada

Some trails and part of the road will remain closed

Great Basin National Park has spent two years working on the post-fire recovery of the Strawberry Creek area. Aerial seeding, tree removal and control of noxious weeds have helped to establish a healthy, post-fire plant community of grasses, shrubs and wildflowers.

Maintenance crews are working on roads and trails to allow visitor access by May 1, 2019.

Control of noxious weeds and other invasive plants including thistles, spotted knapweed, houndstongue and cheatgrass will continue in Strawberry Creek. You can help prevent the spread of these invaders by making sure your shoes, clothing, tires and vehicle under-carriage are clean before going into areas that have been affected by fire.

Once the area is open, please follow all posted signs for trail and road closures. They are in place to protect the public as well as the plants and wildlife of the Strawberry Creek area. Signs will be kept up to date as on-the-ground conditions change. Please use caution when recreating in burned areas, especially areas with dead standing trees.

Look for more details on the opening of Strawberry Creek in early April, 2019.

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