Annual Christmas Bird Count
Join in the 114th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count and be a part of this special contribution to conservation. Volunteers ready to enjoy a beautiful day in the woods are invited to meet at the administration building in park headquarters at 8 a.m. The bird count will continue through 4:30 p.m., however you can participate for an hour or two, or the entire day.
Novice and experienced birders alike are welcome. Be sure to bring a lunch, snow boots, gloves, warm clothes, and binoculars.
Art & Wine Festival
Wine tastings and art exhibits featuring local wineries, artists, and musicians will be celebrated in style at Lassen Volcanic National Park. Returning for its third year, this celebration of local art and wine is located at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center at the Southwest Entrance to the park. Park admission is free September 28, 2013 courtesy of the National Park Service's Fee Free Days. This event features local artists, wineries, and musicians. Local wineries featured in 2011 hailed from nearby Manton, CA, and included Lassen Peak Winery, Alger Vineyards, Mount Tehama Winery, Indian Peak Vineyards, and Ringtail Vineyards & Winery. View photos from the 2012 Art & Wine Festival.
Did You Know?
The Lassen Smelowskia flower only grows within Lassen Volcanic National Park, with the largest population on Lassen Peak, and is considered a Threatened and Endangered Species.