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

Lassen, Whiskeytown Offer Free Admission on Presidents’ Day Weekend

  To celebrate the connections between our national leaders and national parks, all 405 National Park Service sites will have free admission during Presidents Day weekend, February 14th through February 16th. “Every U.S. president has visited, resided in, or been honored in a national… Continue Reading

Lassen Volcanic National Park Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Film Festival, Comet Lovejoy, and Free Entry

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., entry into Lassen Volcanic National Park is free on January 19 and visitors are invited to a weekend of outdoor fun and film at the Lassen Film Festival on Saturday, January 17 through Monday, January 19.  Saturday evening… Continue Reading

Lassen Volcanic National Park to Host Vehicle Free Day October 18

After a successful vehicle free day this past spring, Lassen Volcanic is happy to announce another opportunity for non-motorized recreation along the park highway. On Saturday, October 18, your park invites you to enjoy its fall colors and crisp air as… Continue Reading


Lassen Park Via Motorcycle With a Helmet Video Camera: ‘Feel the Wind in Your Hair’

Having been born and raised in Redding, I, like so many others of like heritage, have traveled through the Lassen Park area dozens of times. It’s something I never get tired of, or take for granted. Recently, I took a… Continue Reading