Explore the Undiscovered

Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to steaming 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 shape the land. Lassen Volcanic offers opportunities to discover the wonder and mysteries of volcanoes and hot water for visitors willing to explore the undiscovered.

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Dark Sky Festival August 7-9

Join us for free day and night time astronomy activities Friday, August 7 through Sunday, August 9.

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Kings Creek Falls

Kings Creek Falls Overlook Closed

Kings Creek Falls is inaccessible during overlook renovation through October. Check out Mill Creek Falls instead.

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Hikers on the Lassen Peak trail

Lassen Peak Trail Open This Summer

The Lassen Peak trail restoration project, Reach the Peak was completed in 2014. The trail will be open to the summit throughout the hiking season.

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Full moon rises above Lassen Peak

Moonlight Paddling Tours

Manzanita Lake guided moonlight tours will be offered on selected dates through the park concessioner. Fees apply.

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Bear resistant canister

Bear Canister Rental

Bear canisters are now available for rent or purchase at Lassen Association bookstores. Help keep Lassen bears wild on your backpacking trip.

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A black bear crosses a snowfield

Is Lassen Affected by Drought?

You have probably felt effects of the ongoing drought. How might the park be affected?

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