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 thin layer of ice on an alpine lake

Snow Showers Forecasted

Snow showers are forecasted beginning Wednesday 11/21. The highway may close at any time. Check current conditions before your visit.

A young female ranger stands at a desk with a vistior

Visitor Center Fall/Winter Hours

The Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center is open Wednesday through Sunday for the winter season.

A rounded device sits atop a tripod on rocky ground, backed by a solar panel and mountain

What's Shaking: Volcano Monitoring

Discover what being ranked as a very high threat volcano means for Lassen Volcanic.

A man and women release a red fox into a snow-covered forest

Lassen's Own Fox

Lassen is one of only two known habitats of the rare Sierra Nevada red fox. Current survey efforts may be its best chance of recovery.

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 was completed on 10/23. Residual smoke may occur through 10/26.

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. An alternative route is available.

A thin layer of ice on an alpine lake

Snow Showers Forecasted

Snow showers are forecasted beginning Wednesday 11/21. The highway may close at any time. Check current conditions 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: November 16, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063

Phone:

(530) 595-4480

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