• Lassen Peak from Hat Creek

    Lassen Volcanic

    National Park California

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  • Warner Valley Road Work

    There will be paving work on the road connecting Chester to the Warner Valley beginning Monday July 21 or Tuesday July 22 and continuing through July. There may be a 30 min. delay for visitors travelling to Warner Valley and Drakesbad.

Park Newspaper

Summer 2014 Peak Experiences

Summer/Fall 2014 Edition

The park newspaper, Peak Experiences, offers information on campgrounds, hiking trails, and backpacking. This edition features information on Lassen Volcanic National Park Wilderness, drought in the park, and the Northwest Gateway project.

Download the summer/fall 2014 edition of Peak Experiences (pdf, 2.13 MB).

Cover of 2013-2014 winter newspaper

Winter 2013/2014 Edition

The winter edition of the park newspaper offers information winter activities, ranger-led snowshoe walks, ski and snowshoe routes, and winter travel. You can also find interesting articles and information on local businesses.

Download the winter/spring 2013-2014 edition of Peak Experiences.

Did You Know?

reddish color microscopic snow alage

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.