Winter Preparations at Lassen Volcanic National Park

Snow showers are forecasted to arrive in Lassen Volcanic National Park just in time to kick-off the holiday season. “We eagerly await a reprieve from this fall season’s unseasonably dry conditions,” said Superintendent Jim Richardson. “The winter snowpack in the park and… Continue Reading


Lassen Volcanic National Park Partners with Pacific Crest Trail Association to Clear Trees from Pacific Crest Trail

MINERAL, CA – Due to a major wind event this past February, Lassen Volcanic National Park experienced an unprecedented number of downed trees along the park’s 150 miles of hiking trails. Especially hard hit was an eight- mile stretch of… Continue Reading


The Blue Dot Report’s Dave Schlom: Lassen Celebrates 100-year Anniversary of its Great Eruption, and We’re Invited

Q: Welcome, Dave Schlom. Today, in your capacity as a Lassen National Park volunteer you’re talking with us about the upcoming anniversary of Lassen Peak’s eruption. Even so, many readers may know your name from the The Blue Dot Report… Continue Reading

Lassen Volcanic National Park Opens Park Highway to the Devastated Area

  Photo from Lassen NPS Visitors can now drive to the Devastated Area, ten miles from the north entrance of Lassen Volcanic National Park. ” Beyond the Devastated Area visitors will find snow depths of two to three feet and… Continue Reading