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 »
Butte Lake Stock Corral
The Butte Lake stock corral is located across from the Butte Lake Ranger Station, and is accessed by a six-mile dirt road off Highway 44. There is a maximum limit of eight animals and 10 people with parking limited to six-wheeled vehicles.
Reservations are required, and are available through www.recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777 beginning April 1, 2012.
Did You Know?
The 29 mile Main Park Road was constructed between 1925 and 1931, just 10 years after Lassen Peak erupted. Near Lassen Peak the road reaches 8512 feet, making it the highest road in the Cascade Mountains. It is not unusual for 40 feet of snow to accumulate on the road near Lake Helen.