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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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Small park but lovely

Although this isn't the most beautiful of national parks, it is still lovely. I would recommend two days to hike some of the best trails. My favorite was Bumpass Hell which has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Although this isn't the most beautiful of national parks, it is still lovely. I would recommend two days to hike some of the best trails. My favorite was Bumpass Hell which has a fairly steep return in its earliest section. Bring plenty of water. The park has no gas station, lots of campsites, but not much by way of food...mainly... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

To really appreciate and enjoy Lassen Volcanic National Park it pays to get away from the road and the popular trails. Bumpass Hell is very interesting and the climb up the Peak is well worth the effort, especially since the trail has been repaired and improved, but there is so much more. The Brokeoff Trail is one of my favorites... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A friend and I recently visited Lassen, and returned for a second visit to take in more! Watch the well-done and informative video at the Visitor's Center before seeing the sights. The story about how our 17th National Park came to be is fascinating. We were there on a crystal clear morning, and left with our heads full of magnificent... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This volcanic park is quite large and has a road that you can drive through on the way to the coast of California. It is a pleasant drive with many sights along the way such as small lakes, as well as having a number of picnic areas. The large visitor center is well stocked; there is a café; and there... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Lassen Peak must have just about everything imaginable. Volcanoes - several different types. Mud pots and sulpher works. Crags and Jumbles. Remnants of forest fires and beautiful lakes!! Incredible.

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Although it isn't as showy--or as popular--as Yellowstone, Lassen has many of the same features: geysers, mud pots, steam vents, and wildlife. It also has hiking trails, a mountain to climb with views of much of northern California from its summit, and winter sports such as skiing and show-shoeing. It's a great place to go for a day or a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

One of the least visited of the nation's National Parks. A smaller version of Yellowstone. Not nearly as crowded as Yosemite. The Park is volcanic, last eruption occurring 1914-1915. Lots of vents, mud pots, hot lakes and creeks, wildlife, hiking trails, visitor centres South (preferred) and North, a camper store at Manzanita Lake and the Loomis Museum which chronicles the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Had never even heard of this park until I was planning a trip to Crater Lake NP and was planning my route and studying maps. So glad I decided to visit Lassen. The scenery is beautiful with many features to visit. Spent six hours in park and barely scratched the surface. Not much traffic or crowds like Yellowstone or Yosemite.... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

One warm sunny California morning in June, as we were driving from Reno to the California coast, we decided to pay a visit to Lassen Volcanic National Park. We enjoy visiting national parks, but had heard little to nothing about Mount Lassen. We arrived at the park entrance and to our dismay, the park was temporarily closed due to an... More 

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Livermore, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I hadn't been here in over 35 years so it was a delight to see how well it has been maintained. The visitor center really explains it well and is well laid out with food and the usual things. The display on different volcano types is perfect for educating kid as well as adults. The rangers are helpful too. The... More 

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