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

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Great September visit

We only spent about a half day in the park on our way back down from OR, but we're so glad we did! We were there on a Monday and there were very few other people there. In the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We only spent about a half day in the park on our way back down from OR, but we're so glad we did! We were there on a Monday and there were very few other people there. In the 70's, so good temp for some hikes! We stopped in Redding for some sandwiches so we could picnic along one of... More 

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went up the mountain to see Bumpass Hell & hike down to it. If you can't do a steady upward & downward climb do not attempt. The boiling,oozing, sulfurous smelly holes were obnoxious @ the same time fascinating! A fine mist of rain helped a bit. Was cooler & so with the climb back up & out that made... More 

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the day in the park exploring the easy trails and spending time photographing the wonderful sights. The visitors centre was interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent sites to be seen throughout the Park. Really enjoyed the museum (and the offered film presentation), Manzanita Lake, Devastated Area, Summit Lake and Bumpass Hell area. Very clean and well maintained park, trails, facilities. Great history; plan on at least one full day there.

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Schorndorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the National Park as a day trip from Redding. The staff at the visitor center was very helpful in suggesting a few short hikes. We did the hike around the reflection lake to get great views of mount Lassen. Bumpass Hell is a nice hike although there is some elevation to cover. At Bumpass Hell there are wooden... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With almost 2,000ft vertical climb you better be prepared to be able to enjoy it. Give yourself plenty of time if you aren't used to doing switchbacks to make it up a mountain. Took the slow ones in our group almost 2.5 hours to get up the mountain and about an hour to get down. Bring plenty of water, at... More 

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent and majestic looking! Amazing history of this volcano. We didn't have time to hike, but would love to go back for a closer look.

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Athens Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is about 1 hour drive from Redding to visit Mount Lassen but it is such a beautiful landscape. The drive brings nearly at 2500 m and you can enjoy magnificent views of the volcano, the forests while it is is possible to trace the 1918 eruption. It is absolutely recommended!!

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Vallejo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took this park in during a drive-through visit. I have mobility issues, so I can't easily walk trails, but at this park it made no difference! Don't miss the visitor's center for a wonderful, informative presentation and a small museum. The written information given at the entrance was great. I really learned a lot about volcanoes and began to... More 

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Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My children are ages 5 & 7. We hiked to the summit of Mount Lassen! It required breaks, but we managed to reach the top in 2.5 hours. This is one proud Mom! The view is spectacular and the feeling of accomplishment grand. The path is narrow at times - enough to fit 2 people. The top still had snow... More 

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