Explore the Undiscovered

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. Lassen Volcanic offers opportunities to discover the wonder and mysteries of volcanoes and hot water for visitors willing to explore the undiscovered. Read More

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Learn how to prepare for and enjoy the 5-mile round-trip hike up Lassen Peak with Ranger Todd.

A before and after photo comparison of an overly dense forest (left) and healthy forest (right).

Prescribed Burn in Manzanita Lake Area

A 92-acre prescribed burn southwest of the Manzanita Lake Campground will begin on October 15.

A young female ranger stands at a desk with a vistior

Loomis Museum Fall Hours

The Loomis Museum is open Friday through October 28.

Hikers on the boardwalk in Bumpass Hell basin

Bumpass Hell Trail Closed in 2018

The Bumpass Hell Trail is closed through at least December 2018 for a restoration project. Visit another hydrothermal area this summer.

A dusting of snow over Lake Helen and surrounding peaks

Check Conditions Before Your Visit

Fall often brings light snow storms, which may impact park services and roads; check seasonal information/alerts before your visit.

 A group of hikers pose for a photo on the summit of a volcano

Celebrating 50 Years of National Trails

Lassen contains all three types of National Trails: Scenic, Historic, and Recreation and a total of seven National Trails

Last updated: October 11, 2018

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PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063


(530) 595-4480

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