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

Devils Kitchen hydrothermal area

Explore Otherwordly Hydrothermal Areas

Seven of the park's eight hydrothermal areas are currently accessible. Bumpass Hell trail is closed due to snow until late-August.

A ranger speaks to a group of visitors in front of a glacial erratic (rock)

Learn about Lassen with a Ranger

Attend a late-summer ranger-led program through August 31.

Birthday cake with National Park Service arrowhead

Free Entrance 8/25

Celebrate the National Park Service turning 101 with free entrance to all National Park Service units on Friday, August 25,

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.

Visitors read a sign at the Devastated Area

Highway Parkcaching Challenge

Use your GPS-enabled device to learn more about the park and earn a free commemorative carabiner.

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.

Hikers display a bandana at Terrace Lake

Earn a Trail Challenge Bandana

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

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.

Last updated: August 15, 2017

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PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063


(530) 595-4480

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