Lassen Volcanic Park, California

Lassen Volcanic Park near the city of Redding in Northern California. A unique feature of the park is that every type of volcano can be found here. There are also hot springs, boiling mud pots, and stinking fumaroles. The park was established in 1916 on August 9 due to at the time it was active and posed a danger to the public and also to preserve the natural beauty of the area. The park covers around 166 square miles and is attended by over 400,000 vistors each year. A good deal of the park has cool winters and warm summers due to it's elevation although at some of the higher altitudes the winters are quite harsh. The area has been very well preserved and the most of the forests contain old growth. The park is always open but with limited road access in the winter months. Some of the facilities are only open for June to September summer season.

Lassen Volcanic Park Info


Lassen Volcanic Park

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News

Lassen Celebrates Seasonal Changes this National Park Week

Park entrance is free Saturday, April 20 for the start of National Park Week. The park highway is open between the Loomis Plaza and Devastated Area (10 miles) and to the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center at the Southwest Entrance. Snow is quickly melting from the Manzanita Lake Area, while approximately 12 feet of snow remains at the Southwest Area.

Lassen Volcanic National Park Partners with University California, Davis to Join the Natural Reserve System

Lassen Volcanic National Park is excited to announce a new partnership with the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) which will incorporate the park into the University of California’s Natural Reserve System. The addition marks the sixth UC Davis Natural Reserve in a system that now spans Northern California from its alpine forests and across grassland prairies to the shores of Bodega Bay. It is among 41 reserves in the UC-wide reserve system. 

Lassen Volcanic National Park Seeks Public Comment on Replace Drakesbad Wasterwater Disposal Field Environmental Assessment

At Drakesbad, the wastewater system consists of a gravity sewer collection to a septic tank and effluent pump station that delivers wastewater up to a disposal field. During the summer of 2017, wastewater was seen surfacing on the ground indicating a failure of the leach field. Without a functioning wastewater system, the area would be unsuitable for visitor use and the existing facilities would need to be closed.

Lassen Volcanic Park Photos

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018