Park Highway Closed to Through Traffic
Lassen National Park Highway is closed to through traffic. The highway is open to the the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center (1 mile inside the southwest entrance) and the Devastated Area (10 miles inside the northwest entrance). Snow removal has begun. More »
2012 Annual Pass Photo Contest
Contact: Ryan McKelvey, 530-595-6120
Lassen Volcanic National Park 2012 Annual Pass Photo Contest
Photos may be submitted for the Lassen Volcanic Annual Park Pass photo contest beginning May 1, 2011 and ending September 9, 2011. Superintendent Koontz stated, "Lassen Volcanic National Park is a wonderful place for outdoor recreation and experiences. As visitors experience the majestic beauty that Lassen Volcanic National Park has to offer, they have the opportunity to share their experience with thousands of other park visitors. Images captured within Lassen Volcanic National Park can be submitted for the photo contest." Images submitted will be judged by employees and volunteers of Lassen Volcanic National Park, with the selected imaged printed on the 2012 Lassen Volcanic Annual Pass. The winner will receive photo credit and a $50 gift certificate compliments of the Lassen Association.
Photos should be mailed to Lassen Volcanic National Park, Attn: Fee Office, P. O. Box 100, Mineral, CA 96063-0100. For each photo submitted, enter your name, address, phone number, subject and location of each photo on a separate sheet of paper.
Many new and exciting things are happening at Lassen Volcanic National Park. Get out and experience the many beauties the park has to offer and submit your entry to the 2012 Annual Pass Photo Contest.
The $25 Lassen Annual Pass is valid for one year from the month of purchase and is also honored at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Lassen Annual Passes can be obtained at park entrance stations, by mail, or online at www.pay.gov. 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 at (530) 595-6120 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or visit the park website at www.nps.gov/lavo.
Did You Know?
John Muir visited Lassen Volcanic National Park and wrote about his experience in the book Mountains of California. "Miles of its flanks are reeking and bubbling with hot springs, many of them so boisterous and sulphurous they seem ever ready to become spouting geysers..."