Park Highway Temporarily Closed to Through Traffic
Lassen National Park Highway is temporarily closed at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center (1 mile from the SW entrance) and at the Summit Lake Ranger Station (13 miles from the northwest entrance) due to winter storm conditions. More »
National Park Service Releases Reading Fire Review
Contact: Darlene M. Koontz, 530-595-6102
MINERAL - The National Park Service released its report on the Reading Fire on January 29, 2013. The Reading Fire started from a lightning strike in the interior of Lassen Volcanic National Park on July 23, 2012. It eventually burned outside the park onto national forest and private land.
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.