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Address: Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
Phone Number: 916-595-4444
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Activities: Hiking
Description: This mountain is a beautifully rewarding hike for the novice.

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Lassen is definitely worth the trip. Lots to see and much of it is near the road. The short hike to Bumpass Hell (geothermal area) is worth it, but be aware that the return hike... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Lassen is definitely worth the trip. Lots to see and much of it is near the road. The short hike to Bumpass Hell (geothermal area) is worth it, but be aware that the return hike is very steep for the first 0.5 mile.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

On our way from Shasta to Reno and had this road selected without knowing about the park. Well worth the price of admission. Historically and geographically important. Beautiful scenery.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful park and its surprising it is not more well known. The high country has a healthy green forest with great views of the mountains all created by various volcanic events. The drive travels through a number of habitats. Certainly it is a curvy mountain road in portions but well paved. DO NOT miss the hike to Bumpass... More 

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Clayton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Even on the busiest weekend of the year - last weekend of June and prior to 4th of July holiday - you could get around with not crowds. This national park is huge and the trails are many for different levels. Lot's to do if you like to be outdoors site seeing, kayaking, hiking or even climb to the very... More 

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Citrus Heights, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The park is not as busy as some of the larger parks, which was a very nice plus. The scenery is wonderful. Road conditions were very good (albeit very winding road). Many beautiful sites that are easily accessible for parking. Both entrances (especially South entrance) has a wonderful stop which is the visitor's center. Beautiful building with lots of information... More 

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Winnemucca, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Leisure drive and accommodating stops to see amazing sites. We purchased a booklet (only $6.75) at the visitor center which added additional additional information about each stop. A fascinating area. Regretabley, We didn't allow ourselves enough time at the Loomis Museum end - but we now have another reason to go back!

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Ferndale, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

There is a fee to get into the park unless you have your Golden Age pass. We just drove through the park and stopped and hiked at leisure. A great escape from the Redding heat! Enjoyed interpretive trails. Some are ADA accessible. Other hiking trails are a bit rougher. Great to hear and see water running in drought-weary California! The... More 

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Woodway, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Pics: Sulphur Works, Lake Helen, Summit Lake, Hot Rock, Reflection Lake, Manzanita Lake, etc. One of the best NPs out of 35!! Giant volcanic rocks!

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Lassen Peak takes about 4-5 hours roundtrip, including spending 30 minutes to take it in at the top. Going up takes 3 hours, going down takes 1 hour. Bring a hoodie or windbreaker. You'll need it at the top. Stay on the trail. There may be patches of snow on the trail. Bring lots of food and water. You will... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Unplanned road trip had my BF wanting to see Mount Lassen and SO GLAD we did. Besides the amazing drive up the mountain, the views from the top (and we had snow in late May) made it even more breathtaking. Highly recommend!!

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Address: Address: Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
Phone Number: 916-595-4444
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lassen Volcanic National Park

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