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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Join Ranger Amanda on an exploration of winter in the Southwest Area of Lassen Volcanic National Park. Learn what there is to do and how to come prepared for a safe and enjoyable visit.

Visitors snowshoe outside the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center

Snowshoe Walks Jan 6 - Apr 1

Join us for a ranger-led snowshoe walk from the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center this winter.

Lassen Peak and Chaos Crags from Reflection Lake

Plan A Winter Visit

Learn more about winter activities in the Manzanita Lake and Southwest Areas of the park.

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.

Southwest park entrance

View Current Conditions

Check road conditions, snow depths, the weather forecast, and webcams.

A woman helps two young visitors at the Lassen Gift Store

Visitor Services

Learn what is available during our visit to the park during the winter season.

A man sits outside with a large microphone behind him

Recording Natural Sounds

Do you hear that? It's the soothing sound of natural sound recordings by Artist in Residence Greg Weddig

A woman sitting in front of an easel painting a bird

Painting Birds in the Park

Experience the elegant simplicity of Artist in Residence Jhenna Quinn Lewis' still-life paintings.

Artist in Residence Jym Davis poses with handmade masks outside the Loomis Museum

Making Masks with Jym Davis

Artist in Residence Jym Davis spent two weeks living and making animal masks in the park. Learn more about his artwork in a short video.

Last updated: February 25, 2018

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PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063


(530) 595-4480

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