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 late July.

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

Learn about Lassen with a Ranger

Ranger-led programs begin 6/17. Programs at Summit Lake and Lassen Peak will be offered once snow-clearing allows access.

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.

Two people seated in front of a camping cabin

Plan Your Early Summer Camping Trip

Manzanita Lake, Butte Lake, Warner Valley, and Southwest Walk-in (snow-covered) campgrounds are open.

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

Hikers on the summit of Lassen Peak

Reach the Peak Hike-a-Thon 7/30

Hike Lassen Peak and raise funds for the park Youth Camping Program at the inaugural RTP Hike-a-Thon by Lassen Park Foundation.

Last updated: June 27, 2017

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063

Phone:

(530) 595-4480

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