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Manzanita Lake

Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
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Rent a Kayak

You will experience a great view of the mountain reflected in the lake. Good price. You only need... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
50yearOldGirlScout
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Statesville, NC
Beautiful lake and walk around the lake

Easy walk by the lake. It is worth doing, and you won't miss it. It is right by the north entrance... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rakaye15
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California
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Lake at the North Entrance to the park.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“kayak rentals” (6 reviews)
“clear water” (4 reviews)
“lassen park” (10 reviews)
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Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will experience a great view of the mountain reflected in the lake. Good price. You only need about an hour rental. Parking is easy.

Thank 50yearOldGirlScout
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy walk by the lake. It is worth doing, and you won't miss it. It is right by the north entrance of the park. You will see ducks, tall trees and enjoy the magnificent Mount Lassen. It was not windy, so we were able to...More

Thank rakaye15
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mid-May road closures due to snow made it impossible for us to enter the park from the south and drive through the park to the north entrance and Lake Manzanita. Instead, we had to exit the south entrance and spend 1+ hours driving over some...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The trail that leads around Manzanita Lake is pretty flat and easily navigated by even the most novice hikers. It’s a really fun trail to snowshoe or cross country ski around in the winter. At 5890’ elevation, pace yourself as the altitude can be challenging,...More

Thank Mark N
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

This is at the end of the scenic drive through the park. We parked the. At and made the easy hike around the water. You can rent boats and kayaks and there were a lot of people fishing. Great place to hold hands, Hike and...More

Thank Steven N
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

This is a must see on your trip through Manzanita Lake. The wildlife is amazing! But don't miss the delicious, huge ice cream cones served at the snack bar. Yum! The walk around the lake is lovely, just a nice pace for all ages. You...More

2  Thank happy4travel
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Beautiful Lake at the northern entrance to Lassen Volcanic Park. The water was so still it acted as a mirror with the beautiful sky and mountain in the background.

1  Thank MAR-AM-UK
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Good boating experience shallow lake & clear water. 2 star for restrooms. One of the best i have visited national park more clean then even of a Mall.

Thank navinnew
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here overnight with our 30' travel trailer, traveling North and through Oregon on our Yellowstone trip. It is a bit of a mountain drive from I-5, but well worth it - A true breath of fresh pine air! No hook-ups, water, sewer or cell...More

3  Thank Boatwhisperer
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

This is an easy and level hike around the lake. It was a nice departure from some of the other hikes within the park. Great photo opportunities all around the lake. If you are into birding, bring your binoculars as they were quite active in...More

2  Thank pamelamurphy180
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sbau92
September 2, 2017|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be difficult since it's not a paved path.
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sbau92
September 2, 2017|
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Response from JulieCirlin | Reviewed this property |
This trail is not paved. While it is fairly level, it is a dusty, dirt trail.
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