Winter Storms Temporarily Close Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center
Contact: Darlene M. Koontz, 530-595-6102
Winter has arrived in full swing at Lassen Volcanic National Park. The recent storms have
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?
The reddish color sometimes observed on top of snow at Lassen Volcanic NP snow is a living organism called snow algae. When snow begins to thaw, these microscopic organisms spring to life. They function as a primary food source and are being studied for their cancer-fighting properties.