Park Highway Closed for Winter Season
Lassen National Park Highway is closed to through traffic for the winter season. The highway will remain open to the the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center (1 mile from the SW entrance) and Manzanita Lake (1 mile inside the NW entrance). More »
Lassen Volcanic National Park 2011 Annual Pass Photo Contest
Contact: Darlene M. Koontz, 530-595-4444 ext. 5101
Photos may be submitted for the Lassen Volcanic Annual Park Pass photo contest beginning May 1, ending September 10, 2010. “One visitor will have the opportunity to share their Lassen Volcanic National Park experience, captured on camera, with thousands of other park visitors”, stated Superintendent Darlene M. Koontz. Images submitted will be judged by employees and volunteers of Lassen Volcanic National Park. The selected image will be printed on the 2011 Lassen Volcanic Annual Pass. The winner will receive photo credit and a $50 gift certificate compliments of the Lassen Association.
· Photos must be no larger than 5” x 7” and printed on photo quality paper.
Photos should be mailed to Lassen Volcanic National Park, Attn: Fee Office, P. O. Box 100, Mineral, CA 96063. For each photo submitted, enter your name, address, phone number, subject and location of each photo on a separate sheet of paper.
The $25 Lassen Annual Pass is valid for one year from the month of purchase and is also honored at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. As part of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act passed by Congress, the park will retain 80 percent of the fees collected to pay for needed repairs and projects to improve visitor services and facilities. For more information, please contact the park fee manager at (530) 595-4444, Ext. 5148 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or visit the park website at www.nps.gov/lavo.
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...