Road through the park is closed
Park highway (HWY 89) is currently being cleared of snow, debris, and rocks. Anticipated opening for Memorial Weekend. More »
Park highway under construction near Sulphur Works
Road crews are working to repair the road near Sulphur Works hydrothermal area. Road will be closed at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center during the week, and open to Sulphur Works on the weekends.
Third Grade Curriculum-based Activities
UNIT I: VOLCANOES
Volcanoes of Lassen - Students will learn how volcanoes are formed through a hands-on demonstration. (30-45 minutes)
Location: Classroom or field site
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UNIT II: NATIVE AMERICANS
Indian Acorn Game - Students will hear a story about the Atsugewi Indian use of acorns, learn how to make an acorn top, and play an Atsugewi children's game. (two 45 - 60 minute periods)
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Atsugewi Stick Game - Students will learn and play the Stick Game, a guessing game played by Atsugewi children. (Two 45 - 60 minute periods)
Location: Classroom and/or Lassen Park
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Atsugewi Village - Students will make models of Atsugewi houses which include earth lodges, bark houses, and summer residences. (Two 45 - 60 minute periods)
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UNIT IV: NATIONAL PARK IDEA
A Place for All Seasons - Students will record their observations of seasonal changes and discuss why Lassen Park is important. (45 - 60 minutes in the park and 45 minutes in the classroom)
Location: Any site or trail in Lassen Park
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Did You Know?
All four types of volcanoes found in the entire world are represented in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Volcanoes found in the park include shield (Prospect Peak), plug dome (Lassen Peak), Cinder Cone (Cinder Cone), and Composite (Brokeoff Volcano) volcanoes. More...