We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Worth a walk/trek

If you are in the area you can do this hike and link it to Devils Kitchen and also Boiling Springs... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2015
Martin B
Northampton, United Kingdom
Small, remote thermal site

Large steam vent; strangely colored runoff streamlet. I hiked from Boiling Springs Lake (it added... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2015
Harold W
Upland, California
Read all 8 reviews
All photos (6)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good12%
  • Average25%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible0%
Dec 6, 2017
“Avoid attraction”
Oct 23, 2017
“So so”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Lassen Volcanic National Park - Warner Valley, Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
Improve This Listing
Reviews (8)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Road opens in summer time.Don't go by the GPS it will take you to unpaved jungle road lit bit scary & adventure. recommend should ave 4x4 wheel drive. No cell coverage. We end up at a location where it has small creek to cross so...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank navinnew
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

This was a relatively tough hike. Three miles each way, and the first half you were relentlessly going up and up, then you crest, then the last half it's all downhill and obviously the same in reverse coming back. On top of that the trail...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank AnnetteS805
Reviewed September 7, 2017

It's a fumerole, rather than a geyser, but nonetheless interesting. A bit of a walk for a young child. Devil's Kitchen would be a better walk for children as it's more impressive than Terminal Geyser.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Terre2014
Reviewed April 14, 2017

This hike was to see 2 geological attractions. One was Boiling Lake and at the same hike see Terminal Geyser. My interest was to see if I could build a soaking tub in the stream that traveled through a fumarole. It was an easy hike...More

Date of experience: August 2016
7  Thank Doug S
Reviewed October 26, 2015

If you are in the area you can do this hike and link it to Devils Kitchen and also Boiling Springs Lake. The hike is moderately difficult/steep

Date of experience: October 2015
4  Thank Martin B
Reviewed August 1, 2015

Large steam vent; strangely colored runoff streamlet. I hiked from Boiling Springs Lake (it added about 3 miles round trip to the hike); It's an interesting spot, but much less to see compared to other thermal areas in Lassen. About 1/4 mile before you reach...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Harold W
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Terminal Geyser is a geothermal feature in Warner Valley and takes some effort to reach. The feature itself is a gigantic steam vent located in the middle of a creek, looking like a gigantic pipe burst from the earth spewing mist and steam. You can...More

Date of experience: August 2013
7  Thank CindyandJohn90503
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
The Village at Childs Meadow
52 reviews
7.42 miles away
Mill Creek Resort
76 reviews
10.38 miles away
Antlers Motel
141 reviews
10.96 miles away
Best Western Rose Quartz Inn
482 reviews
10.98 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Highlands Ranch Resort Restaurant
43 reviews
7.51 miles away
Burger Depot
67 reviews
11.06 miles away
Lassen Mineral Lodge
46 reviews
13.78 miles away
Tantardino's Pizzeria & Pasta
53 reviews
16.41 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 24 nearby attractions
Mount Lassen
462 reviews
7.67 miles away
Caribou Wilderness
12 reviews
13.48 miles away
Subway Cave
74 reviews
16.44 miles away
Lake Almanor
114 reviews
16.81 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Terminal Geyser staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines