Explore the Undiscovered

Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to steaming fumaroles, meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes, and numerous volcanoes. Jagged peaks tell the story of its eruptive past while hot water continues to shape the land. Lassen Volcanic offers opportunities to discover the wonder and mysteries of volcanoes and hot water for visitors willing to explore the undiscovered.

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Park Open with Fall Conditions

The park is open. Learn more about current conditions including COVID-19 modifications, smoke conditions, and closures/restrictions.

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Smoke Impacts in the Park

Smoke impacts in the park vary from day to day. View current conditions and learn about how to protect yourself from wildfire smoke.

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Free Entrance 9/26

Enjoy free entrance to all National Park sites 9/26 in celebration of National Public Lands Day.

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Campfires Temporarily Prohibited

Campfires and open flames are temporarily prohibited due to severe wildfire danger.

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Recreate Responsibly

Learn how you can Recreate Responsibly to reduce risk to yourself and others.

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Top Things to Know

View the top things to know to help you plan your visit.

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Plan Your Trip with the Summer Guide

View or print the summer guide to learn more about where to go and what to do.

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Visiting in Fall

Plan your visit in October or November.

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Audio Tours

Learn more about the park with an audio tour of the park highway. Be sure to download the files before you arrive.

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Store All Scented Items & Protect Bears

Secure all food and scented items to prevent black bears from obtaining food.

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Experience Lassen Virtually

Explore Lassen Volcanic from home through webcams, videos, and photos.

Last updated: September 15, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063


(530) 595-4480

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