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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Visiting in Summer

View sample itineraries from several days to two or more days.

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Enjoying the Park with Your Pet

Visiting the park with your pet(s)? Learn where pets are permitted and why some areas are restricted to take pets.

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Learn About Camping in the Park

Learn more about campgrounds in the park including operating dates. Most require reservations.

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Spring-to-Summer Transition

Conditions can change through summer. Check current conditions before you visit.

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Entrance Fees and Passes

The 7-day vehicle entrance fee is $30 payable with a card. A valid pass waives this fee. Passes and fees may also be purchased on-line.

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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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Bumpass Hell Trail

This popular hike is covered in deep winter snowpack. The trail to the hydrothermal features usually opens in early summer.

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Bear Canisters Required for Backcountry

Overnight wilderness stays require a permit obtained through recreation.gov. An approved bear resistant container is required April 15.

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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: July 6, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063

Phone:

530 595-4480

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