Lassen Volcanic National Park

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Amanda Sweeney

Even though it's February, the sun will be shining on NorCal and temperatures are sure to be very warm. Go take advantage of the beautiful weather! more

Feb 1, 2018 4:56 AM Outdoors

The walks cover one to two miles of moderately strenuous terrain and they don’t follow a trail—the hike is an off-trail exploration through the forests near the Visitor Center more

Jan 26, 2018 10:16 AM Outdoors

This humble little trail winds to the forest and finishes at a small lake at the base of a momentous peak: Chaos Crags more

Jan 25, 2018 9:19 PM Outdoors

Other than our snowshoe prints, the only disturbances to the perfect layers of snow were a few animal tracks. I suspect we were the only humans on that trail that day. more

Jan 23, 2018 12:36 PM Outdoors

Feeding wildlife in Lassen Volcanic National Park is strictly prohibited. But I think we can make an exception for the 35th President of the United States. more

Jan 11, 2018 10:34 AM History

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Active NorCal

Eighty percent of the fees collected at Lassen are returned to the park for specific projects more

Dec 29, 2017 11:44 AM Blog

If you hike up Lassen Peak during the right time of year, you will encounter literally millions of butterflies more

Dec 12, 2017 10:28 AM Outdoors

Bumpass Hell in Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of the most popular destinations in NorCal. But for the man that found the area, it ruined his life. more

Dec 2, 2017 11:18 AM History

The views of a snowy Lassen Peak and Brokeoff Mountain made the trek worthwhile more

Nov 15, 2017 10:08 AM Outdoors 1 Comments

There is no better way to explore the Shasta region then through the lens of a dog more

Nov 12, 2017 6:54 AM Blog

When Ryan Loughrey tried to summit Lassen's Brokeoff Mountain during a snowstorm, he learned a lesson in determination and safety more

Oct 23, 2017 7:10 PM Outdoors 1 Comments

It was less than three months after the roads had been cleared of snow from last winter more

Oct 23, 2017 10:24 AM Blog

Lassen Peak erupted from 1914-1917, an incredible event that was documented by local photographer J.B. Loomis more

Oct 14, 2017 8:36 AM History 4 Comments


U.S. Geological Survey

Learn more about the 10 must-see local destinations in the Shasta Cascade region more

Oct 10, 2017 11:59 AM Outdoors 4 Comments

We walked the trail at the top, and took in the views of Lassen Peak, the Fantastic Lava Beds, Painted Dunes, Butte Lake and Snag Lake more

Oct 10, 2017 12:34 AM Outdoors

The full moon is coming on September 6th more

Sep 2, 2017 9:18 AM 1 Comments

While Kings Creek Falls stands tall and shouts its glory as the largest falls in Lassen, Cold Boiling Lake quietly bubbles in a lazy meadow more

Aug 30, 2017 11:28 AM Outdoors

Hiking Lassen Peak was on my summer bucket list and it was the perfect day to cross it off the list more

Aug 22, 2017 9:16 AM Outdoors

A lot has happened at Lassen Volcanic National Park over the past 100 years more

Aug 13, 2017 9:10 AM History

Gray wolves have been absent from Northern California for more than a century. But now they are making their return more

Aug 9, 2017 5:10 PM 1 Comments