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

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.

Winter Season Begins at Lassen

Recent winter storms have brought several feet of snow to Lassen Volcanic National Park. “The past few storms have brought enough snow to deem it necessary to close Lassen National Park Highway for the winter season,” stated Lassen Volcanic National Park Superintendent Jim Richardson.

Lassen Volcanic National Park to Restore Accessibility and Resume Basic Visitor Services

Limited visitor services restored by using revenue generated from recreation fees. This includes Highway 89 to the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center (as weather permits) and the Southwest Campground.

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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

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Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

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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

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

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Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

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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

Lassen Volcanic Park

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Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

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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

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Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

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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

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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

Lassen Volcanic Park

Jess (on a plane) posted a photo:

Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

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Lassen Volcanic Park

Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018

Lassen Volcanic Park

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Lassen Volcanic Park, California, 9 June 2018