Learn and Explore
Visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park involves risk. Your safety is your responsibility. You can improve your safety when visiting this remote and high-elevation area by being prepared and knowing and following park regulations. Park regulations are in place to protect both you and park resources.
See Something? Say Something!
Visitors may intentionally or unintentionally harm park resources or endanger themselves or others. If you think it's unintentional, feel free to speak up! A courteous reminder about why a regulation is important is usually enough. If not, please report destructive behavior to a park ranger. It's helpful to note descriptions of the individuals or license plate number. If someone's life is in danger, call 911.
Commonly Cited Prohibited Activities:
Dial 9-1-1 in Case of Emergency
Be prepared to give your location as Lassen Volcanic National Park. Call to report accidents, fires, or life threatening incidents. Cell phone coverage is very limited within the park. If no phone service is available, emergencies should be reported to park rangers, campground hosts, or staff at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center or Loomis Museum.
Keep Wild Animals Wild
Never Feed Wildlife. Your choices improve your safety and theirs.
Safe Viewing Distances
Maintain a safe viewing distance from all animals. Any animal can be dangerous if it feels threatened, surprised, or concerned by your presence. When on foot:
Why Are Dogs Limited to Paved Areas?
Learn more about visiting the park with pets.
Last updated: March 30, 2021