Off-trail Travel Restrictions for Lassen Peak

During times of trail closure, off-trail travel is prohibited in the following area:

  • From west side of Lassen Peak Parking Lot to the summit of Eagle Peak.
  • From the summit of Eagle Peak to the summit of Lassen Peak.
  • From the summit of Lassen Peak to the intersection of the Terrace Lake and Hat Lake Trails.
  • From the summit of Terrace Lake and Hat Lake Trails following the Terrace Lake trail to the Lassen Park Highway.
  • Following the Lassen Park Highway to Lassen Peak Parking Lot.

See map below:

Map Showing Off-trail travel restrictions during peak trail closure


Hikers attempting to reach the summit of Lassen Peak must remain outside of this closure area.

Off-trail travel on Lassen Peak can be technical requiring mountaineering knowledge, skill, and equipment.

Be prepared! You are responsible for your own safety.

Speak with a ranger before attempting to summit Lassen Peak off-trail.


Hikers within the closure area must remain on the Lassen Peak Trail.

Last updated: February 28, 2015

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