• Lassen Peak from Hat Creek

    Lassen Volcanic

    National Park California

Park Highway and Visitor Center Remain Closed due to Winter Storms

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Date: December 28, 2012
Contact: Darlene Koontz, 530-595-6102

Lassen Volcanic National Park Highway remains temporarily closed at the park boundary, four miles north of the junction of Highway 36 E and Highway 89. Park road crews continue to deal with complications with clearing as much as 10 feet of snow on the park highway. The park highway and the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor and parking area are not anticipated to open until Monday, December 31. Please note that the visitor center is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the winter season; the visitor center will not be open on New Year's Day.

For the latest information regarding ranger-led snowshoe walks, weather and road conditions visit the park website at www.nps.gov/lavo, follow LassenNPS on Twitter or Facebook, or call (530) 595-4480, Monday through Fridayfrom 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Did You Know?

john muir posing on rock in black and white photo

John Muir visited Lassen Volcanic National Park and wrote about his experience in the book Mountains of California. "Miles of its flanks are reeking and bubbling with hot springs, many of them so boisterous and sulphurous they seem ever ready to become spouting geysers..."