• Lassen Peak from Hat Creek

    Lassen Volcanic

    National Park California

Where To Eat

Visitors enjoying lunch at the Lassen Cafe & Gift in the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center
Visitors enjoy lunch at the Lassen Cafe & Gift in the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center
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Enjoy a meal or pickup a picnic supplies at one of three in-park locations. Various dining options are available on the south side of the park in Mineral and Chester, and on the north side of the park in Shingletown and Old Station.

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Visitors at the Lassen Cafe in the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center

Lassen Cafe & Gift
Located in the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center, the cafe offers sit-down and meals ready-to-go such as hot and cold sandwiches, snacks, ice cream, and hot and cold beverages.

* If you are part of an organized group with 10 or more people and would like meals provided by the cafe, please call the cafe at 530-595-3555 at least a week in advance to arrange meals for your group. Special requests can be taken.

 
Visitors at the Manzanita Lake Camper Store

Manzanita Lake Camper Store
Located in the Manzanita Lake campground, the camper store offers ready-to-go meals and picnic supplies such as hot and cold sandwiches, snacks, basic grocery items, hot and cold beverages, and ice-cream.

 
Dinner begins in the Drakesbad dining hall

Drakesbad Guest Ranch
The ranch offers buffet-style breakfast and lunch, and full-service dinner in the historic Drakesbad Dining Hall. Sack lunches are also available upon request for those heading out to explore one of the many attractions of the Warner Valley area. Reservations are required and availability is limited for non-guests. Please call (888) 999-0914 for reservations and information.

Did You Know?

reddish color microscopic snow alage

The reddish color sometimes observed on top of snow at Lassen Volcanic NP snow is a living organism called snow algae. When snow begins to thaw, these microscopic organisms spring to life. They function as a primary food source and are being studied for their cancer-fighting properties.