Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to approximately 300 species of vertebrates, which includes birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. The richness of species is contributed to the variety of habitats found within three ecological zones in Lassen Volcanic National Park.

  • A squirrel standing on its hind legs on the summit of a volcano.

    Lassen Volcanic provides habitat for approximately 57 species of mammal.

  • A gray bird pecks at a cone on the tip of a conifer tree.

    Approximately 216 species of birds have been document in Lassen Volcanic.

  • An orange butterfly with black highlights on a small flower.
    Insects and Spiders

    Lassen Volcanic is also home to more than 350 species of invertebrates.

  • Two fish in a rocky creek.

    Nine species of fish are found within the park.

  • A small toad jumps amid grey rocks

    Three amphibian species inhabit the park.

  • A black snake with yellow stripes and red dots on a gray rock.

    Six reptile species inhabit Lassen Volcanic.

Last updated: February 8, 2024

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Mineral, CA 96063


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