Park Highway Closed to Through Traffic
Lassen National Park Highway is closed to through traffic. The highway is open to the the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center (1 mile inside the southwest entrance) and the Devastated Area (10 miles inside the northwest entrance). Snow removal has begun. More »
Hiking Brokeoff Mountain Trail
The Trail and Scenery
Snow is likely to be found in places along the trail until mid-August, and there is usually too much snow for hiking before mid-July.
A wide variety of wildflowers will be found changing with the temperatures (lower elevation wildflowers peak in July, while the summit wildflowers peak mid-August).
Birds frequently seen include juncos, chickadees, western tanagers, flycatchers, and a number of others. Deer are common.
Did You Know?
All four types of volcanoes found in the entire world are represented in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Volcanoes found in the park include shield (Prospect Peak), plug dome (Lassen Peak), Cinder Cone (Cinder Cone), and Composite (Brokeoff Volcano) volcanoes. More...