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

Snow-covered southwest area and spring-like conditions in northwest area.

View Current Conditions

Spring means shifting seasons. Enjoy a spring hike around Manzanita Lake or pack your snowshoes for winter fun at the Southwest Area.

A rotary snowplow at Diamond Point with Lassen Peak in background

Spring Road Clearing Progress

The park highway is open between Manzanita Lake and Devastated Area (10 miles). It will likely open to through traffic in early July.

Two people seated in front of a camping cabin

Manzanita Lake Campground Open

Manzanita Lake Campground is currently the only open and snow-free campground in the park.

Hikers display a bandana at Terrace Lake

Trail Challenge Kick-off 6/10

Hike at least three trails this summer to earn a free commemorative bandana. Pick up your 2017 brochure beginning on Get Outdoors Day, 6/10

Reusable and disposable propane canisters with campers in background

Propane Canister Exchange 6/10

Exchange an empty 1 lb. propane cylinder for a free refillable one at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center between 10:30 am and 2 pm.

A park scientist lifts a net in Manzanita Lake

Summer Newspaper Available

Explore science in the park and plan your summer visit with information in the 2017 summer/fall newspaper.

A man taking a photo of snow-covered Lassen Peak from the shore of Manzanita Lake

Summer Field Seminars

Discover the art of nature photography and plein air watercolor painting or join a guided hike with a hiking book author.

A black bear looks up

Bear Canisters Required for Backcountry

Overnight stays in the wilderness require a permit and an approved bear resistant food storage container.

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063


(530) 595-4480

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