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.

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Normal Early Summer Operations

Park facilities and services have returned to normal early summer operations with the addition of some COVID-19 modifications.

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Recreate Responsibly

Learn how you can Recreate Responsibly to reduce risk to yourself and others.

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Reserve a Campsite Before You Travel

Demand for campsites is higher than normal. Reservations are highly recommended and must be made at least four days in advance.

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Top Things to Know

View the top things to know to help you plan your visit.

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Plan Your Trip with the Summer Guide

View or print the summer guide to learn more about where to go and what to do.

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Check Trail Conditions Before You Hike

Patches of snow remain on many high-elevation trails.

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Bumpass Hell Trail Closed

The Bumpass Hell Trail remains under seasonal closure due to snow hazards. Learn more and view alternatives.

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Backpackers: Bring Your Own Food Storage

Bring your own approved, bear-resistant food canister and obtain a free permit for backpacking.

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Experience Lassen Virtually

Explore Lassen Volcanic from home through webcams, videos, and photos.

Last updated: June 26, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063


(530) 595-4480

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