The 30-mile Lassen Volcanic National Park Highway winds around the east side of Lassen Peak and connects the northwest and southwest entrances of the park. Plan for a one-hour drive time, without stops. Travel the highway in either direction and enjoy numerous roadside highlights.
Roadside Audio Tour
Learn more about the park with an audio tour along the 30-mile park highway. Download the NPS App before visiting. Then, select Lassen Volcanic NP Highway under Self-Guided Tours to listen to 16 audio files that correspond with numbered posts along the highway.
Printed Road Guide
For a more in-depth auto tour, you can purchase a printed park road guide Lassen Volcanic National Park: Auto Tours, Trips, and Trails at park stores in the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center and Loomis Museum or online.
The highlights below match numbered markers on the map below and posted along the highway. The highway markers also correspond to stops in the audio tour and road guide. View 360-degree photos from the highway.
0. Southwest Entrance Sign
1. Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center
2. Sulphur Works Hydrothermal Area
3. Diamond Peak Scenic Vista
4. Little Hot Springs Creek Overlook
5. Emerald Lake
6. Brokeoff Volcano Scenic Vista (Bumpass Hell Trail parking area)
7. Lake Helen
8. Lassen Peak Scenic Vista
9. Kings Creek Meadow Viewpoint
10. Hat Creek Viewpoint
11. Devastated Area
12. Hot Rock
13. Sunflower Flat (Nobles Emigrant Trail)
14. Chaos Crags Viewpoint
15. Reflection Lake
16. Lassen Crossroad