Operating Hours & Seasons

Seasons

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.
Fall (October – November): Access to most activities and park areas/features and fewer services; decreasing number of visitors.
Winter (December – March): Limited access to park areas/features, snow activities only, lowest number of visitors.
Spring (April – June): Increasing access to park areas/features and activities; increasing number of visitors.

 

2020-2021 Dates

Facilities are open 24 hours unless noted otherwise.

COVID-19 Modifications: All opening and closing dates are subject to change based on future conditions and public health guidance. We will continue to evaluate and adapt to changing COVID-19 guidance and adjust operations as needed.

Southwest Area

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day Hours
Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center
& Park Store
Open Open all year 9 am - 5 pm
Daily
5/1 10/31
Wednesday through Sunday
11/1 4/30 Also open MLK and Presidents Day Holidays
Open
Daily
5/21 10/31 9 am - 5 pm
Weekends only
11/1 5/20 11 am - 2 pm
Southwest Campground Open Open all year

Manzanita and Summit Lake Areas
Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day Hours
Loomis Museum Open 5/28 10/31 9 am - 5 pm
Fri/Sat/Sun only
5/28 6/18
Daily
6/18 10/1
Fri/Sat/Sun only
10/2 10/31
Open 5/21 Snow closure
Manzanita Lake Camping Cabins Open 5/28 10/31
Camper Store Open 5/28 10/31 5/27 - 6/14: 8 am - 5pm
6/15 - 10/17: 8 am - 8 pm
Gas Station (unleaded only)
Open 24 hours with credit card
Watercraft Rentals
10 am - 4 pm
Dump Station Open 5/22 10/13
Lassen Crossroads Open 5/22 10/15 8 am - 3 pm
Lost Creek Group Campground Closed 6/11 9/20
Summit Lake Campground Closed 6/25 9/27

Warner Valley - Juniper Lake - Butte Lake Areas

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day Hours
Warner Valley Campground Open 6/4 10/11
Drakesbad Guest Ranch Open 6/11 10/11
Juniper Lake Campground Closed 6/25 10/4
Butte Lake Campground Open 6/4 10/18

Last updated: June 17, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063

Phone:

(530) 595-4480

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