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 is a scenic and wondrous place to visit, with bubbling mudpots, wildflower-carpeted meadows, and jagged volcanic peaks. Lassen strives for full and equal participation for all visitors. By using principals of universal design, Lassen is committed to providing an ever-increasing level of accessibility. From designing and building new facilities to rehabilitating older buildings, accessibility has become a key component of all projects.
Download the Lassen Volcanic Accessibility Guide (pdf, 719 KB)
Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center
Lodging and Camping
Adjacent to Manzanita Campground, the camping cabins are within walking distance of Manzanita Lake. There are two accessible cabins: a one-room cabin that sleeps two and a two-room cabin that sleeps five. Each cabin includes a bed, propane heater, lantern, bear box, fire ring, access ramp, stairs with handrails and an extended picnic table. Camping cabin reservations are available late May through early October at www.recreation.gov or by phoning 877-444-6777.
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.