Basic Information

38050 Hwy 36 E
Mineral, CA 96063

From Interstate 5, take Hwy 44 - 48 miles east to the junction of Hwy 89. Follow Hwy 89 south 1 mile to the north entrance of the park or take Hwy 36 E - 51 miles east to the junction of Hwy 89. Follow Hwy 89 north 6 miles to south entrance of the park.

Entire park, all entrances

The park is always open. Road access is limited during the winter season, approximately November to May, due to snow.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Open 24 hours
  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours

Weather at Lassen can vary dramatically throughout the year. Learn more about Lassen's weather. The nearby town of Susanville has a humid continental climate, with cold winters and very warm, mostly dry summers. Average January temperatures are a high of 40.4 °F (4.7 °C) and a low of 20.8 °F (-6.2 °C). Average July temperatures are a high of 88.4 °F and a low of 49.8 °F. Temperatures reach 90 °F or higher on an average of 36.9 days, and drop to 32 ° or lower on an average of 164 days days annually.

Entrance Fees:

Winter Pass - $10.00

Valid for 1-7 days at Lassen Volcanic National Park between December 1 and April 15.

Vehicle Pass - $20.00

Valid for 1-7 days at Lassen Volcanic National Park between April 16 and November 30

Motorcycle Pass - $15.00

Valid for one motorcycle regardless of the amount of passengers. Valid for 7 days at Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Individual Entrance Pass - $10.00

Per person entrance fee for a visitor traveling on foot, bicycle, or for individuals traveling together in a vehicle as a non-commercial, organized group.Valid for 7 days at Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Entrance Passes:

Lassen Annual Pass - $40.00

Valid for one year from month of purchase at Lassen Volcanic National Park and Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Passes may be purchased as park entrance stations mid-May through October.

Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center

Year-round visitor center includes an exhibit hall, auditorium, amphitheater, bookstore, dining area with fireplace, patio, gift shop and cafe.

Loomis Museum

The historic museum is located one mile from the northwest entrance of the park near Manzanita Lake. The museum is only open during the summer months. Visit for information, to view exhibits and the park film, shop at the educational bookstore, or participate in a ranger-led program.

 
 

Welcome to Lassen Volcanic National Park!

The park is open every day! Some park facilities and roads are closed during the winter and spring. Visit Operating Hours and Seasons for more information.

Want to find out the current status on roads and trails? Check the Current Conditions page.

Weather at Lassen can vary dramatically throughout the year. Learn more about Lassen's weather.

Looking to buy a park pass? Choose from a variety of passes for Lassen, National Parks and other Federal Lands on our Fees and Passes page.

Want to make a campground reservation or obtain permits from wilderness to special use?

If your traveling with your dog, please visit our pets page.

Need supplies or food? Visit the Goods and Services page.


Last updated: February 5, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063

Phone:

(530) 595-4480

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