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The Best Camping in Baker

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Top camping spots in and near Baker

  • Baker, Nevada

    Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive

    23.36 mi / 3839 ft gain
    Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Baker, Nevada.
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Camp at Upper Lehman Creek Campground, Great Basin NP

    Great Basin National Park is located just a few miles east of the Nevada/Utah border in White Pine County. This beautiful park lies approximately 4.5 hours northeast of Las Vegas, NV and about 4 hours southwest of Salt Lake City, UT near the small town of Baker, NV. The Upper Lehman Campground is...
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Johnson Lake via South Fork Baker Creek

    10.35 mi / 3330 ft gain
    Johnson Lake via South Fork Baker Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Baker, Nevada.
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Baker Lake-Johnson Lake Loop

    12.98 mi / 4629 ft gain
    Baker Lake-Johnson Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Baker, Nevada.
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Hike to Baker Peak, Great Basin National Park

    15 mi / 4000 ft gain
    Clustered in arguably Nevada's highest mountain group, Baker Peak is the state 4th highest peak, right behind the neighboring Jeff Davis and Wheeler Peaks. Because Baker is slightly overshadowed by its neighbors, it sees very little traffic. Baker Peak is rugged, wild, and requires a long approac...
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Backpack on the Baker/Johnson Lake Loop

    12 mi / 3300 ft gain
    Check out a quieter side of Great Basin National Park by spending a night camped at Baker Lake. There are several opportunities to pitch your tent along the way, or you can choose a spot right on the shores of the lake. On the weekend we were there, there was only one other party spending the nig...
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Wheeler Peak via Upper Lehman Creek

    15.27 mi / 5177 ft gain
    Not a feat for the faint of heart. You have to want this one. Especially if you are dealing with intermittent patches of snow. The Upper Lehman Creek Trail, the Wheeler Peak Trail, and the summit are not overly challenging when done on their own, but the sum of it's parts makes this combination t...
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Johnson Lake via Snake Creek

    6.99 mi / 2484 ft gain
    Johnson Lake via Snake Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Baker, Nevada.
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  • Baker, Nevada

    Wheeler Peak Campground in Great Basin NP

    4.3
    Located on the Nevada/Utah border about 4 hours from Salt Lake City, it's a hidden gem! Wheeler Peak is Nevada's second highest mountain at just over 13000ft and provides the backbone of the park. A beautiful winding road takes you almost to the top of Wheeler from the bottom of the valley (arou...
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  • Millard County, Utah

    Bouldering at Ibex

    1.0
    Climbing at Ibex is a unique experience and is located in, quite literally, the middle of nowhere. The easiest way to get there is to take Highway 50 in Eastern Utah. If you're heading west, you'll take a left turn around mile marker 38 or 39. If you're heading east, you'll take a right turn. At ...
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  • Garrison, Utah

    Gandy Warm Springs

    5.0
    Near the border of Utah and Nevada stands Spring Mountain which harbors a warm spring, underwater cave system, and crystal ball cave. The warm springs has two separate pools both around 80 degrees. The main pool has water cascading down the hillside into the pool as well as a underwater cave syst...
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  • White Pine County, Nevada

    Explore Nevada's Ward Charcoal Ovens

    The Ward Charcoal Ovens are a unique photo location with some of the darkest night skies in the country. Being a Nevada state park, the area is lightly traveled, which means you won't be competing with other photographers for your perfect shot.The Ovens are easy to get to. From Ely drive south ea...
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