2011 passes on-line
Contact: Darlene M. Koontz, 530-595-6102
Lassen Volcanic National Park Offers Annual Pass Sales Online
Lassen Volcanic National Park Superintendent Darlene M. Koontz announced the 2011 Lassen Annual Pass is now available for online sales. To purchase online go to the park website http://www.nps.gov/lavo/planyourvisit/feesandreservations.htm or http://www.pay.gov “This is a great new way to purchase the Lassen Annual Pass before arriving at the park for winter recreation” stated Superintendent Koontz. The $25 Lassen Annual Pass is valid for one year from the month of purchase and is also honored at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Passes can also be obtained on weekends at the Southwest Entrance Station or during the week at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center and Park Headquarters.
This 2011 Lassen Annual Pass features the photograph entitled, “Newly Fallen Snow” by local photographer Michael Rubin of Shingletown, CA. The Lassen Annual Pass photo contest is held annually and is open to the public. The winning photograph was selected by park employees and volunteers from over 100 submissions.
Did You Know?
The reddish color sometimes observed on top of snow at Lassen Volcanic NP snow is a living organism called snow algae. When snow begins to thaw, these microscopic organisms spring to life. They function as a primary food source and are being studied for their cancer-fighting properties.