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

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Beautiful scenery

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Citrus Heights, California
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Citrus Heights, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
36 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This park is very underrated and the vistas give Glacier National Park a run for its money. We came as a family during Memorial Day weekend and we were able to find plenty of parking. The hiking trails are clean and well-maintained. There's also lots of snow to play with in some areas, which can be a novelty for kids!

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Oakland, California
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Be super careful before you travel to this park. The rangers there close the park for any reason. It it rains, if it sprinkles, if they feel precipitation in the air. Seems like they never want to be open. I live near bye and from my estimate of the last 5 years of being here, they are closed about 60%... More 

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Houston
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I am not sure I understand why there is not more people going to Lassen NP. It is as beautiful as many other parks - volcanic activity, substantial mountain peaks, high passes, good accommodations and support from the National Park Service. If you are going to be in northern California, put this in your itinerary for a couple of days... More 

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Avon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

In 1914 when Mount Lassen began erupting, local business man and amateur photographer, B.F. Loomis grabbed his gear and recorded the volcano’s major eruptions during 1914 and 1915 as well as the devastation afterwards. Being the first major volcanic eruption in the contiguous United States and the first volcanic eruption anywhere to be captured in both photographs and motion pictures,... More 

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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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