Park Highway Closed for Winter Season
Lassen National Park Highway is closed to through traffic for the winter season. The highway will remain open to the the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center (1 mile from the SW entrance) and Manzanita Lake (1 mile inside the NW entrance). More »
Lassen Trail Challenge Kicks off on National Get Outdoors Day
Contact: Darlene M. Koontz, 530-595-6102
MINERAL, CA - Lassen Volcanic National Park is encouraging safe outdoor adventures with its second annual Explore Safely Trail Challenge. “The challenge is a great way for visitors to learn more about preparedness and awareness of risk through outdoor activity in their national park,” said Park Superintendent Darlene M. Koontz. Participants who complete the challenge will receive a free bandana featuring the Explore Safely logo.
For more information about the Explore Safely Trail Challenge, please visit go.nps.gov/exploresafely or contact the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center at (530) 595-4480 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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.