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 »
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?
Lassen Volcanic National Park started as two separate national monuments designated by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1907: Cinder Cone National Monument and Lassen Peak National Monument.