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 »
Batter Up! The Mineral Ball Field Receives a Makeover
Contact: Brandon Flint, (530) 595- 4444, ext. 5103
July 28, 2006
This summer the Mineral Ball Field has received a complete makeover. Over the past few months the park has been working on improving the area by installing a new irrigation system, reseeding the field, rebuilding the horseshoe pits and will soon be replacing all the picnic tables and fire ring. “The ball field is in great condition and the crack of a bat and cheers for a homerun will once again be common sounds in Mineral,” stated Superintendent Martin. “Families looking of a place to hold reunions or businesses looking for a cool place the company picnic will find everything they need here.”
The Mineral Ball Field is located along Highway 36 in Mineral, CA. For more information area, rental rates or to make a reservation contact Brandon Flint at (530) 595- 4444 ext 5103. or for TDD at (530) 595- 3480, Monday through Friday, except holidays, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All reservations are made on a first come, first served basis.
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.