• Lassen Peak from Hat Creek

    Lassen Volcanic

    National Park California

Winter Storms Temporarily Close Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center

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Date: December 26, 2012
Contact: Darlene M. Koontz, 530-595-6102

Winter has arrived in full swing at Lassen Volcanic National Park. The recent storms have
blanketed Lassen with a significant amount of snow which led to the temporary closure of the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. "Our road crew is diligently clearing away the snow and we hope to have the Visitor Center reopened by this weekend." announced Park Superintendent Darlene M. Koontz. Please contact the park before making your travel plans as road conditions can change frequently and the Visitor Center may be closed for short time periods during
lingering snowstorms.

Visitors traveling to the park should be prepared for winter weather and driving conditions. Carry tire chains in your vehicle along with extra food, water, and blankets.

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 Park Headquarters at (530) 595-6102, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Did You Know?

picture of car sized snowblower against 10 foot snow drifts blowing the snow above the drifts

The Lassen Volcanic National Park Main Park Road can open as early as May 10th and as late as mid-July depending on how much snow falls during the winter.