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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Spring Road Clearing in Progress

The park highway remains closed to through traffic. Snow clearing continues with delays from spring snow storms and equipment repair.

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Hike and Bike the Highway

Walk, run, or bike sections of the highway cleared of snow, but not yet open to vehicles. Leashed pets welcome!

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Plan a Spring Visit

Conditions are constantly changing between April and June. Learn more about what to expect and do on your upcoming visit.

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Snow Activities

View all activities in the winter/early spring snow season.

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Effects of Climate on Snowmelt

Subtle shifts in climate are resulting in earlier spring snowmelt.

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Visiting After the Dixie Fire

What to expect when visiting in the 2022 summer season following the Dixie Fire.

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Plan Your Summer Visit

Learn what to expect in the summer season at Lassen Volcanic.

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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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Women of Lassen

Discover how women have contribute to Lassen Volcanic.

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Directions & Getting Around

Learn how to travel to and around the park and view park maps.

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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: May 9, 2022

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Mineral , CA 96063


530 595-4480

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