Lassen Volcanic National Park is open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Road access, services, and activities are limited in the snowy season (approximately November - May). Learn more about visiting the park in each season:
Summer (July – September): Greatest access to activities, services, and park areas/features; highest number of visitors.
Facility & Service Hours and Dates
We encourage visitors to follow CDC guidelines and wear a face covering when it is not possible to maintain social distancing.
The visitor center may close at anytime due to inclement weather or heavy snowfall. Lassen Café and Gift hours and dates differ and are listed separately below.
The Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center vestibule (foyer) is open 24-hours and offers restrooms, drinking water, backpacking and stock use self registration, and an emergency phone (only calls 911).
Located inside the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Food offerings are limited October through April.
Operating Season: Year-round
COVID-19 Modifications: indoor seating is limited; additional seating available on the back patio.
Location: One mile from the Northwest Entrance in the Manzanita Lake Area.
The Camper Store is located near the Northwest Entrance of the park adjacent to the Manzanita Lake Campground. The only gas station at the park is located behind the camper store and is available 24 hours a day with a credit card during operating season.
Operating Season: June 16 through October 12, 2020
Last updated: June 17, 2020