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Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

4.8 star(2.8K Google reviews)
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Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to crystalline lake, meadows, hydrothermal activity and all four types of volcanoes - shield, composite, cinder cone, and plug dome. Explore this volcanic wonderland in the Shasta Cascade region of California.

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Explore Manzanita Lake in the heart of the park

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Manzanita Lake

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Shasta County, CA

At Manzanita Lake you'll find the largest campground in the park which even has a museum. Here you can enjoy swimming, fishing, kayaking or paddle-boarding. You can also see a great view of 10,457-foot Lassen Peak.

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Hike through Lassen's largest hydrothermal area, Bumpass Hell

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Bumpass Hell

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Mineral, CA

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The Bumpass Hell trail is 3 miles round-trip and is popular with hikers of all ages. Here you'll see close-up views of boiling mud pots and vivid turquoise pools. You'll also get great views of Lassen Peak and Brokeoff Volcano along the way! Visit the link above to learn more about this hike.

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Stop at Sulphur Works, Lassen's most accessible hydrothermal area

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Sulphur Works

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Shasta County, CA

Get a good glimpse of roaring steam vents and volcanic-gas vents known as fumaroles from the parking area at Sulphur Works. Learn more about Sulphur Works and other hydrothermal areas in Lassen National Park in the link above.

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Hike to the tallest waterfall in the park, Mill Creek Falls 🌊

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Mill Creek Falls

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Tehama County, CA

Mill Creek Falls is a 3.8-mile/6-kilometer round-trip that passes through a huge field of mule’s ears, their bright yellow flowers blooming cheerfully in July. At 75 feet/23 meters tall, Mill Creek is the park’s highest waterfall. The trail begins as Southwest campground. Learn more in the link above.

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Go stargazing & experience Lassen after dark! ✨

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

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When the sun goes down, Lassen gets very dark. It is one of the best places in California to truly see the night sky, and park rangers lead occasional astronomy programs during the summer. For more information about stargazing at Lassen National Park, visit the link above.

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Hike to the mesmerizing Kings Creek Falls

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Kings Creek Falls

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Shasta County, CA

Kings Creek Falls hike is a 2.4-mile/3.8-kilometer round-trip. The trail leads through a verdant meadow, then continues down a rocky staircase alongside Kings Creek to a boisterous 50-foot/15-meter-high cataract tucked into a shady canyon

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Hike to the top of Lassen Peak

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Lassen Peak

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Shasta County, CA

Lassen Peak most recently erupted in May 1914 and is now dormant. Trails and overlooks give you fantastic vistas of the park's dense woods and sparkling lakes. Round trip distance is 5 miles with steep 2,000-foot elevation gain.

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Escape to your cozy cabin at Lassen's Historic Guest Ranch

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Drakesbad Guest Ranch

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14423 Chester Warner Valley Rd
Chester, CA

Drakesbad Guest Ranch offers rustic lodge rooms and cabins during the summer season. Saddle up for guided horseback rides or fly-fish for native rainbow trout. For availability and more information, please visit the link above.

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