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Address: Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
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Lake at the North Entrance to the park.

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Manzanita Lake is a Jewel

We visited Lassen Volcanic National Park last weekend. It is a short 1-1/2 hour drive from our home in Chico to the south entrance and visitor's center. Drive through the park on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
realjewell
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Chico, CA
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Chico, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Lassen Volcanic National Park last weekend. It is a short 1-1/2 hour drive from our home in Chico to the south entrance and visitor's center. Drive through the park on the main park road and you come to Manzanita Lake, very near the Park's northwest entrance. Lovely lake with an easily walkable path around the entire lake. The... More 

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Fresno, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

Beautiful lake, easy access. Easy flat hike around lake with varying views from different perspectives. Photographers paradise at sunset. Boats and Kayaks available for rent at reasonable prices.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We took a drive through the Lassen Volcanic N.P from the South entrance to the North entrance that is close to the Manzanita Lake,there is a great Visitor Center, a campground and a bout lunch where you can rent a canoe and explore the lake. There is a hike of a mile around the lake that allows the hiker to... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

very good relaxation destination. Visit during or after may, when the park opens, just when the snow starts clearing from the highway, but still covers the mountains. Entire day can be spent here. Try and book the cabins or take RV.

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Cupertino, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Nice, peaceful lake with beautiful views. Fishing was fun. We saw fishes jumping, but did not get a nibble. Calm waters are great for kayaking and paddle boarding.

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Angels Camp, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Located just inside Lassen Volcanic Park. It is beautiful, but quite busy the day we were there. If you have dogs, as with all national parks, they are not allowed on any trails past the Visitors' Center. Cabins

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Very nice spot. Beautiful view and nice reflection of of Lassen pick in lake. It is good spot for trail around the Manzanita lake.

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Redding, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Manzanita Lake is really charming. We have hike around it numerous time over the year. We've launched our row boat and paddled it as well. Crystal clear water, 1 mile high and a quick 1 hour drive from Shasta County.

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Surprise, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We were staying at the camping cabins so we took a walk around the lake before dinner the first night. We saw all sorts of wildlife and flowers. There are great views of Mt. Lassen. It's a lovely, peaceful lake. There were kayakers and other activities going on on and around the lake. A very peaceful

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

What a beautiful spot on a clear blue morning in late May 2016. A great place to hike with some of the best places for photography of the mountain with reflections in the lake. Just beautiful for photography!

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