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 Volcanic National Park Wilderness and Backcountry Stewardship Planning Open House Schedule Postponed
Lassen Volcanic National Park Superintendent, Darlene M. Koontz, announced that due to the federal government shutdown the park will delay the Wilderness and Backcountry Stewardship Plan open house scheduled for October 15 in Red Bluff. The open houses scheduled later in October may also be postponed should the government shutdown continue beyond October 15.
Once park employees return to work, the postponed events will be rescheduled and announced. The other scheduled open houses during the month of October which may be postponed include:
Did You Know?
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..."