Numerous lakes provide excellent non-motorized boating opportunities in the park. The most popular boating lakes include Manzanita Lake, Butte Lake, Juniper Lake, and Summit Lake. Each of these lakes has one or more areas for boating access. Motorcraft rentals are available at Manzanita Lake (see below). Only non-power watercraft may be used on park lakes; engines of any type are not permitted. Boating is prohibited on Reflection, Emerald, Helen, and Boiling Springs Lake.
California fishing regulations apply to all areas within Lassen Volcanic National Park. A California fishing license is not required on two free fishing days: July 4 and September 5, 2015. Additional fishing regulations apply at Manzanita Lake: