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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Spring Road Clearing Operations

Road Clearing Operations will begin once conditions permit. Clearing typically begins in April and extends through June.

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Visiting in Spring

Expect deep snow through spring. Snow depth is at its deepest in April. Access opens as the snow slowly melts through early to mid-summer.

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View the Winter/Spring Visitor Guide

View or print a copy of the Winter/Spring Guide.

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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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Sulphur Works in Winter

Visit Sulphur Works in Winter

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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: March 24, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063


530 595-4480

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