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Lassen Volcanic National Park

Visiting the Lassen Volcanic National Park

Clear mountain lakes, volcanoes, and geothermal activity are just some of the beautiful sites you should expect to see during your stay in Lassen Volcanic National Park cabins. There are activities for everyone: hikers will be in paradise with more than 150 miles of trails to choose from and water lovers will be spoiled by the lakes.
Must-Do Hikes in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Must-Do Hikes in Lassen Volcanic National Park

With more than 24 trails to choose from, hikers are in for a treat in Lassen. Whether you're looking for an easy trail or a challenging hike with panoramic views, you'll find plenty of options from one of the hotels near Lassen Volcanic National Park. All you need are a good pair of hiking boots, plenty of water, and determination. Many trails are not snow free until June or July, so check on the conditions before heading out.

  • 1. Lassen Peak

    An unmissable hike that provides a full view of the park and the Devastated Area from Mount Lassen’s last eruption in 1917. This moderate hike tackles the park’s highest peak and the round-trip will take around 3 to 5 hours.

  • 2. Bumpass Hell

    This easy, two-hour hike will have you wanting to learn more about geology and volcanic activity. The trail is a three-mile boardwalk in the hydrothermal area and goes along boiling mud and hissing blowholes.

  • 3. Brokeoff Mountain

    Make sure you’re well prepared with proper footwear on this challenging yet very rewarding six-hour hike. Once you reach the summit you will have one of the best views of the park that includes several peaks and the old Brokeoff Volcano caldera.

  • 4. Cinder Cone Nature Trail

    This challenging, sandy trail starts with a gentle climb with woodland on the right and the Fantastic Lava Beds on the left. After a while, the trail gets steeper but the reward for conquering this challenging four-mile hike is the spectacular view from the top.

Best Outdoor Adventures in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Best Outdoor Adventures in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park cabins are the perfect starting point to enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities. No matter if you like hiking, swimming, fishing, or winter sports, you will find yourself wanting more time at the park to try them all.

  • 1. Boating

    Enjoy the tranquility and quietness of Manzanita Lake and Jupiter Lake and explore them by renting a kayak, canoe, SUP, or cataraft.

  • 2. Camping

    Enjoy the full outdoor experience by spending a night under the stars at one of the eight campsites within the park. Some of them offer a prime location right by the lake.

  • 3. Fishing

    Whether you enjoy fishing from shore or fly-fishing from a float-tube, you’re sure to have some opportunities to hook a few while staying in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Be aware that the park has a catch and release policy.

  • 4. Skiing and Snowshoeing

    Pack your winter gear and explore the park through over several trails when it’s covered in snow. If skiing is more your calling, then make your way down one of the many mountain slopes, choosing the best ones according to your level of ability.

  • 5. Stargazing

    Far from the light pollution of civilization, Lassen Volcanic State Park offers you one of the best light shows once the sun sets. You can join different star-gazing activities or pick up a booklet and explore the night sky on your own.

Best Family Activities in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Best Family Activities in Lassen Volcanic National Park

The park caters to all ages, guaranteeing an unforgettable time in nature for the whole family. Not only will the little ones have an amazing time in the outdoors, but also have the possibility to learn about volcanic activity in the real environment.

  • 1. Family picnic

    There is nothing better than enjoying a relaxed picnic with your family after an outdoor morning activity. Lake Helen is a very popular spot for a packed lunch amongst visitors.

  • 2. Junior Ranger Program

    During summer, rangers offer a Junior Ranger Program for kids between the age of seven and twelve. They also host informative talks at the Loomis Museum that welcome the whole family.

  • 3. Fantastic Lava Beds

    Kids will surely be fascinated by walking through cinders and congealed lava and getting up close to volcanic residual.

  • 4. Learn More about Volcanoes

    If your children still want to learn more about volcanoes head to the Kohm-Yah-Mah-Nee Visitor Center. Puzzles and informative films will answer all the questions you may have about these geological wonders.

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