Explore the Undiscovered
Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to smoking fumaroles, meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes, and numerous volcanoes. Jagged peaks tell the story of its eruptive past while hot water continues to mold the land. Lassen Volcanic offers opportunities to discover the wonder and mysteries of volcanoes and hot water for visitors willing to explore the undiscovered.Read More
Lassen Peak Summit Open Dates
Lassen Peak Trail will be open to the summit Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23. The trail will be closed 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. due to snow hazards.Read More
Take the Trail Challenge!
Explore your park safely and earn a free trail challenge bandana!Read More
New Junior Ranger Activity Booklet
This summer, kids age 7 to 12 can pick up a new and improved Jr. Ranger activity booklet or print a copy from home.Read More
Summer Newspaper Available
The new summer edition of the park newspaper is now available online. Please note that winter conditions persist in the park at this time.Read More
Lassen Comes to Life
In 1915, an eruption at Lassen Peak devastated nearby areas and rained volcanic ash 200 miles away. Today, scientists measure volcanic activity here.Read More
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...