map of park broke into regions for easy location of hiking trails

Regional Map of Park


Lassen Volcanic National Park offers over 150 miles of hiking trails for visitors of levels of ability. Discover the devastation of Lassen Peak's last eruption on the accessible trail at the Devastated Area, explore Lassen's largest hydrothermal area on the Bumpass Hell trail, or spend the day climbing Brokeoff Mountain and enjoy its spectacular panoramic views. Please note that winter conditions often persist late into the summer months, and many trails are not snow free until June or July. View current trail conditions below or call (530) 595-4480 for the most up-to-date information.

Take the Reach Higher Trail Challenge!
Pick up a participation brochure at a visitor station and start hiking to burn calories and earn a free commemorative bandana (while supplies last)!

Day Hike Guide
Devils Kitchen Trail Guide: Print version | Viewing version
Mill Creek Falls Trail Guide: Print version | Viewing version


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Difficulty ratings: * Easy | ** Moderate | *** Strenuous

Special Note for Equestrian Riders
Equestrian riders are encouraged to only travel on trails which have been cleared of fallen trees. Please do not off-trail travel. Call 530-595-4480 for the most up-to-date information.

Bear Advisory - Twin Lakes, Juniper Lake, and Butte Lake Areas
At least one bear has obtained food from hikers, which calls for increased caution when traveling through these areas. Bear canisters are highly recommended for travel in these areas, hanging food has been ineffective. Canisters are available for rental from the Lassen Association located in the Loomis Museum or Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center during business hours. Read the bear safety handout to learn more. Bears can be active in winter, especially during warm and mild times.

New! Until the trails melt and reports are received from the field, trail conditions will not be updated during the snow season.

Difficulty Miles (RT)
PCT 18.3

Snow Covered

Southwest Area
Bumpass Hell
** 3.0 Snow Covered
Brokeoff Mountain *** 7.0 Snow Covered
Cold Boiling and Crumbaugh Lakes ** 2.6 Snow Covered
Kings Creek Falls ** 3.0 Snow Covered via the horse loop
Sifford Lakes
** Snow Covered
Lassen Peak *** 5.0 Snow Covered - Recommended only for experienced winter mountaineers.
Mill Creek Falls ** 3.8 Snow Covered
Ridge Lakes *** 2.0 Snow Covered
Terrace, Shadow, and Cliff Lakes ** 4.0 Snow Covered
Northwest Area

Summit Lake to Cluster/Twin Lakes Loop ** 11

Snow Covered Trail passes through Reading Fire area. See bear advisory above.

Crags Lake ** 4.2 Snow Covered
Devastated Area Interpretive Loop * 0.25 Snow Covered
Echo Lake ** 4.4 Snow Covered
Lily Pond Nature Trail Loop * .5 Snow Covered
Hat Lake to Paradise Meadow ** 2.8 Snow Covered
Manzanita Creek ** 7.0 Snow Covered
Manzanita Lake * 1.8 Snow Covered
Nobles Emigrant Trail *
Snow Covered
Butte Lake Area See bear advisory above
Bathtub Lake Loop ** 0.8 Snow Covered
Cinder Cone **(*) 4.0

Snow Covered. Learn more about lightning safety.

Prospect Peak *** 6.6 Snow Covered
Butte Lake to Widow Lake
4.5 Snow Covered
Snag Lake Loop 13 Snow Covered
Warner Valley and Juniper Lake Areas See bear advisory above
Boiling Springs Lake ** 3.0 Snow Covered
Devils Kitchen ** 4.4 Snow Covered
Drake Lake ** 4 Snow Covered
Dream Lake Basin * 1 Basin is closed, visitors are encouraged to view the area along the former lake shore.
Terminal Geyser ** 5.8 Snow Covered
Horseshoe Lake * 2.8 Snow Covered
Inspiration Point ** 1.4 Snow Covered
Mount Harkness ** 3.8 Snow Covered. Learn more about lightning safety.

Hydrothermal Area Danger
For your safety, stay on established trails and boardwalks. Ground in hydrothermal areas can look solid but may actually be a thin crust hiding pools of acidic boiling water or mud. Traveling off-trail in these areas may result in severe injury. Read more about exploring the park hydrothermal areas.


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