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 »
Public Invited to Participate in Mineral Christmas Bird Count
Contact: Darlene M. Koontz, (530) 595-6102
Mineral, CA - The public is welcome to come and participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count in the Mineral area. The count will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on December 18. Participants can join in for the full day, half a day, or just a few hours. Counters should meet in Mineral at the Lassen Volcanic National Park Headquarters in the lobby of the administration building at 8:00 a.m.
Did You Know?
On the evening of May 14, 1915, incandescant blocks of lava could be seen bouncing down the flanks of Lassen Peak from as far away as the town of Manton, 20 miles to the west.