• Lassen Peak from Hat Creek

    Lassen Volcanic

    National Park California

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    Lassen National Park Highway is closed to through traffic. The highway is open to the the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center (1 mile inside the southwest entrance) and the Devastated Area (10 miles inside the northwest entrance). Snow removal has begun. More »

Be a Junior Ranger

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Lassen Volcanic National Park Junior Ranger patch
Junior Rangers Program
Just like park rangers, junior rangers are important people who help preserve and protect Lassen Volcanic National park and all its features for present and future generations. To become a Junior Ranger you can pick up a Junior Ranger Activity Booklet at the Loomis Museum or Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. You may also download the Junior Ranger Activities Booklet (pdf, 1.6 MB); print on legal-size paper. Once you have completed the booklet, turn it in to a ranger at a park visitor center or mail it Kohm-Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center, Lassen Volcanic National Park, P.O. Box 100, Mineral, CA 96063. You will receive a Junior Ranger certificate and patch for your hard work and dedication to the park!
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Web Rangers
If you love our National Parks, Monuments and Historic sites Web Rangers offers you an opportunity to enjoy your parks from home! Sign up for free and begin customizing your personal ranger station, earning rewards and playing activities!

Did You Know?

brokeoff mountain set against a deep blue sky

Brokeoff Mountain, seen here in Lassen Volcanic National Park, was once part of a much larger composite volcano, called Brokeoff Volcano, that towered 1000 feet above Lassen Peak and looked similar to Mount Shasta.