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 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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Choose an Alternative Hike

Parking is limited at many popular trailheads. Have one ore more alternatives if parking is unavailable.

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Audio Tours

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Plan a Backpacking Trip

A NPS-approved bear-resistant food canister and free permit are required for backpacking in the park.

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Experience Lassen Virtually

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

Last updated: July 7, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063


(530) 595-4480

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