Border Inn is located on the Utah/Nevada border and is a great stop to enjoy 24-hour services, a gas station, groceries, and a comfortable place to stay before the long journey ahead. Enjoy a full menu or play slots, or stay a while and venture to Great Basin National Park, just 13 miles away.
The Great Basin Business & Tourism Council would like to welcome you to the Great Basin National Park and surrounding area. The Whispering Elms Campground, Motel and RV Park is glad you're coming to visit Nevada's largest national park and look forward to helping you explore this vast area of high desert and timbered mountains.
The new RV Park is just behind the restaurant where you can enjoy a great view of sunsets over the National Park. • NEWLY REMODELED! • 29 Air Conditioned Rooms • New RV Park • 24 Hour Services • Full Menu Restaurant (Open 6:00 a.m.
While archaeologists have known of the historic Baker Village for many years, the former village was officially excavated in 1991 by Brigham Young University's Office of Public Archaeology. This three-year process uncovered a fascinating glimpse into the world of the Fremont culture, which is considered to be one of the more contemporary subsidiaries of the Anasazi culture. Some well-known evidence of the Fremont culture can be found in places like Mesa Verde, Colorado, but their presence in Utah and Nevada can be confirmed with additional sites, like the Baker Archaeological Site.
You might not know it when strolling the shambles that still remain in the ghost town of Osceola, but, like many other ill-fated mining communities scattered throughout the Silver State, this was once a booming prospecting town. After a mind boggling 12 mile gold-bearing quartz vein discovered was in 1872, a placer mining community took form in this canyon, but Osceola didn't really take off until the 1880s when hydraulic mining began.