• Lassen Peak from Hat Creek

    Lassen Volcanic

    National Park California

Stock Permits

Over 100 miles of trails in Lassen Volcanic are open to stock users. A valid wilderness/stock use permit is required for all stock use. Stock use is limited to day-use only, backcountry camping with stock is prohibited within Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Wilderness/stock use permits may be obtained at least two weeks advance- see instructions below. Permits may also be obtained in person during business hours at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center and Loomis Museum, and through self-registration after hours at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center and Loomis Museum as well as Juniper Lake, Warner Valley, Summit Lake, and Butte Lake Ranger Stations.

Visit the stock use page to learn more about stock use including regulations, stock facilities, and trip planning.

To obtain a wilderness permit by mail (at least two weeks in advance):

  1. Review best practices and regulations regarding stock use in the Saddle and Pack Stock Use Guide (pdf, 330 KB).
  2. Complete the Wilderness Permit Application Form below
  3. Submit the completed permit application by fax to (530) 595-4477 - Attn: Visitor Center, or cut and paste the application and send to lavo_information@nps.gov, subject line "Wilderness Permit Application."
  4. permits will be mailed to the address above within 14 days.



Lassen Volcanic National Park Application for Wilderness Permit

ALL BLANKS MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED OUT FOR PERMIT ISSUANCE

Name____________________________________________

Address___________________________________________

City________________________State_______Zip________

Phone Number _______________________________

Emergency Phone Number ______________________

Entry Date (into backcountry)___________________

Exit Date (out of backcountry)___________________

Trailhead Entry Location _______________________

Trailhead Exit ______________________________

Method of Travel (foot, horse, ski, snowshoe)_____________

Number of People in Group (max=10 per permit)____

Number of Stock (max=15)____________________

* Stock riding is for day use only

Description of Vehicle(s) left at trailhead:

Make & Model________________________________

Year & Color_________________________________

License Plate Number & State___________________

Overnight Camp Area # of Nights in Camp

1.________________________________________________

2.________________________________________________

3.________________________________________________

4.________________________________________________

5.________________________________________________

6.________________________________________________

7.________________________________________________

I have read and understand the regulations for Lassen Volcanic National Park and will ensure that these rules will be followed.

Signature

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Did You Know?

President Roosevelt riding a horse

Lassen Volcanic National Park started as two separate national monuments designated by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1907: Cinder Cone National Monument and Lassen Peak National Monument.