Special Events

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Art & Wine of Lassen

September 16, 2017
Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center | 11 am - 5 pm

Taste wine from local vineyards, sample products from regional entrepreneurs, and enjoy music from local artists on the visitor center patio. A tasting fee includes a commemorative glass. This event is hosted by the concessioner, California Guest Services. View photos on Flickr.

Artist in Residence Presentation | 2 pm
What are natural sounds? Join sound designer and Lassen Artist in Residence Greg Weddig for an introduction to what natural sounds are, why are they important and how volunteers are saving them. Enjoy a selection of sound recordings from different areas of Lassen and a quick survey of nature recording equipment.

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Field Seminars

June through September
Learn, explore, and discover through field seminars offered by park partner, Lassen Association.
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Reach Higher Trail Challenge

Kick-off Saturday, June 10, 2017
Take the Reach Higher Trail Challenge and take your fitness level to new heights! Participants hike trails in Lassen Volcanic National Park and calculate their approximate calories burned for each hike to earn a commemorative bandana. Are you ready for the challenge?
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Reach the Peak Hike-a-Thon

Sunday, July 30 | 8 am - 5 pm | Lassen Peak Trail
Lace up your boots for the inaugural Reach the Peak Hike-a-Thon on Lassen Peak. Participants will hike the beautiful Lassen Peak Trail to raise money for youth camping programs. Create memories, enjoy nature, exercise your body and soul on a beautiful summer's day at one of America's most breathtaking National Parks. Snacks and water will be provided at the trailhead. T-shirts and commemorative patches for all who participate. This fundraiser will benefit Lassen Park Foundation and its programs including Lassen's Youth Camping Program for underserved youth. Learn more or register online.


Lassen Dark Sky Festival

August 11 - 13, 2017
Join park rangers, astronomers, and planetary geologists in celebrating all that is out of this world during Lassen's Dark Sky Festival.

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Annual Christmas Bird Count

December 16, 2016
Join in the annual
Audubon Christmas Bird Count and be a part of this special contribution to conservation. Volunteers ready to enjoy a beautiful day in the woods are invited to meet at the administration building in park headquarters at 8 am. The bird count will continue through 4:30 pm, however you can participate for an hour or two, or the entire day. Novice and experienced birders alike are welcome. Be sure to bring a lunch, snow boots, gloves, warm clothes, and binoculars.

Last updated: September 12, 2017

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