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

A dusting of snow covers Lassen Peak and its parking area

Fall Equinox

Lassen celebrated Fall Equinox with a fresh dusting of snow. Visit the conditions page for seasonal information/alerts before visiting.

Lassen Peak reflected in pond lined by yellow grasses and orange leaves

Hit the Trails this Fall

Over 150 miles of hiking trail beckon in this cool, colorful season.

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.

A group of volunteers pose with park staff in a forested area

Public Lands Day Free Entrance 9/30

Celebrate park stewardship on Public Lands Day with free entrance to all federal lands and waters.

A young girl takes a selfie in front of a small waterfall

What is the Volcano Adventure Camp?

The new Volcano Adventure Camp introduces young visitors to the camping experience. Discover what VAC is all about in a new short video.

Cinder cone volcano

Volcanoes / Lava Flows

All four types of volcanoes found in the world are found at Lassen Volcanic.

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: September 29, 2017

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063


(530) 595-4480

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