Out of One Beautiful Form into Another

Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to steaming fumaroles, meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes, and numerous volcanoes. Jagged peaks tell the story of its eruptive past while hot water continues to shape the land.

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Pets in the Park

Be sure you know pets regulations before your visit.

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Check Trail Conditions

Trails throughout the park vary from short and easy hikes to multiple miles in the backcountry. Check for closures or snow coverage.

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Plan a Backcountry Camping Experience

Wilderness Permits are required for backcountry camping. Permits are only available online and no longer obtained from the park.

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Visiting in Fall

Most areas of the park remain accessible in October and November while services gradually decrease.

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Park Guide

View multiple trip itineraries and services for all seasons in the park.

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Visiting After the Dixie Fire

What to expect when visiting in the 2023 summer season following the Dixie Fire.

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Be Alert in Burned Areas

Learn more about how to improve your safety in areas burned by wildfire.

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Check Current Conditions

View current conditions including open trails, campgrounds, roads, services and facilities, and more prior to your visit.

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Camp under the Stars

Find information about campgrounds and operating dates for 2023.

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View Operating Dates and Hours

View dates and hours for facilities including visitor centers, campgrounds, stores, and services.

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NPS Mobile App

Download the NPS Mobile App and Lassen Volcanic to explore your park on your mobile device.

Last updated: September 17, 2023

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PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063


530 595-4480

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