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 Volcanic National Park Planning Prescribed Burn at Manzanita Lake

Lassen Fire Management Staff will initiate a 100-acre prescribed fire project in the Manzanita Lake Area in early to mid-October, pending weather conditions. Ignition is expected to occur over a two to three day period.

Winter Preparations at Lassen Volcanic National Park

The National Weather Service has forecasted snow showers in the park beginning Tuesday, November 20. The park highway may close to through traffic at any time as icy or snowy conditions warrant. In the case of closure, the highway will remain open one mile from the Northwest and Southwest Entrances to Loomis Plaza and the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center respectively.

Free Entrance for Veterans Day and Late Fall Conditions

Entrance to Lassen Volcanic National Park and all National Park Service sites is free November 11 in celebration of Veterans Day. This marks the last free entrance day in 2018. “Visitors are invited to enjoy late fall in the park in honor of America’s service men and women,” stated Superintendent Jim Richardson.

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Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

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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

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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

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Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

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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

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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

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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