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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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Wonderful, uncrowded park

If you want to skip the crowds of Yosemite, then drive up to Lassen. There are a lot of good hikes, including to the top of the peak, out to Cinder Cone and to several lakes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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San Rafael, California
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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you want to skip the crowds of Yosemite, then drive up to Lassen. There are a lot of good hikes, including to the top of the peak, out to Cinder Cone and to several lakes. The campsites are nice, although I prefer less crowded ones outside the park (Crater Lake, just a few miles to the east). There is... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Mount Lassen's campsites were almost sold out when we arrived on a Friday night around 3pm just time to get our 5th wheel set up and move the next morning. As retired Americans we pay half price ($12 at Lassen) for a site which is why we chose to go to a national park on a journey to Seattle. The... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The history of this volcanic region is captivating. Flowers, rocks, sulphur, lakes, and hiking to wildness areas makes this place unique. And, not as crowded as other national Parks.

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The whole park is beautiful, full of adventure, fun, and discoveries. I have always loved hiking to bumpus hell, just experiencing the immense power of the earth is awesome. Manzanita Lake and the Meadows are a wonder within themselves.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Went to Mount Lassen today. We took the 4.5 mile hike to the falls. It was a moderate hike, but the view at the end along with the scenic beauty on the hike is one we will cherish. My wife wasn't going to finish the hike, but she encountered an angelic 21-year old German girl, Victoria who assisted her to... More 

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Peak District
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a tough hike as you begin at 8000 ft and end up almost at 11,000ft but as long as you take your time it is fine. Took us about 2 hours to get up to the summit. The views going up and at the summit are spectacular. It really is worth it to see the views - you... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Lassen Volcanic NP is simply gorgeous! Travel back in time and see boiling pots filled with red rock and clay. Fumaroles carrying burst of burning hot steam through little holes in solid volcanic rock. If you can hike approximately 2 miles each way, definitely make it to "Devil's Kitchen" where this highly active volcanic terrain still exists. It looks like... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It's the middle of July & there is still left over snow in the parking lot and our kids had a blast sliding from it. The whole Lassen Volcanic National Park has beautiful scenery and not as crowded as we expect. It's worth the trip.

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

After driving to almost 8K elevation, this hike is not that bad as it gains around 2000 ft elevation in 2.5 miles (one way). The trail was recently re-finished and it provides plenty of switchbacks to make the climb less strenuous. Bring tons of water and sun screen if doing this in the summer months!

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

While Bumpass Hell is a neat place to see the active volcano, there are also lots of wonderful trails throughout to see amazing scenery and wildlife. We hike to the falls from the visitor center and only passed a few people during the whole 4 miles. It was moderate, but worth every step and the falls are amazing!

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

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