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 »
Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center
Open:All Year daily, closed December 25.
Location:In the southwest entrance of the park on State Route 89.
Special Programs:Information and park publications are available, including maps, trail and road guides, field guides, and children's activities. Ranger-led programs, auditorium, exhibits, gift shop. National Park, Lassen National Park (annual), America the Beautiful (annual), Senior pass, and Access passes are available. (Daily or weekly park passes must be purchased at park Entrance Stations.)
Available Facilities:Restrooms, resturant and first aid. Nearest fuel is in Chester, 30 miles east on Hwy. 36. Other fuel is 41 miles west in Red Bluff. Fuel available summer only at the Manzanita Lake Camper Store, 30 miles north through the park on Hwy. 89.
Loomis Museum, Information, & Bookstore:
Phone:(530) 595-4444 ext. 5180
Closures:Closed for the winter season.
Special Programs:The Loomis Museum at Manzanita Lake offers information, exhibits, videos, Ranger-Led programs and publications in the summer months.
Available Facilities:Restrooms, picnic areas, a Ranger Station with first aid facilities, and a public telephone are located nearby. Drinks, food, fuel, and gifts may be purchased at the Manzanita Lake Camper Store at Manzanita Lake Campground.
Did You Know?
On the evening of May 14, 1915, incandescant blocks of lava could be seen bouncing down the flanks of Lassen Peak from as far away as the town of Manton, 20 miles to the west.