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.
The Lassen Peak Trail is Closed for the Season
Contact: Darlene M. Koontz, (530) 595-4444, ext. 5101
Lassen Volcanic National Park closes Lassen Peak Trail for the season due to weather. This past week saw sustained 50 mph winds and the beginning of winter weather. Snow drifts on the peak trail have accumulated up to four feet in depth. "The snow caused us to completely shut down trail rehabilitation operations. We will resume trail work as the snow melts in the spring" said Superintendent Darlene M. Koontz.
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.