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 »
Lassen Volcanic National Park Celebrates National Public Lands Day as a Fee Free Day
Contact: Mary Martin, 530-595-4444 x5101
This year Lassen Volcanic National Park will celebrate the annual interagency Fee Free Day on Saturday, September 30. National Public Lands Day is scheduled for the last Saturday in September each year. “This interagency fee free day is a partnership effort by all federal public land agencies to encourage the American public to explore and enjoy their public lands,” stated Park Superintendent Mary G. Martin. “We hope that people plan to visit Lassen Volcanic National Park during this beautiful time of year.”
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.