Lassen Volcanic National Park Announces Winner of the 2017 Annual Pass Photo Contest

Lassen Volcanic National Park Superintendent Steve Gibbons announced that the winning entry for the 2017 Lassen Annual Pass photo contest was submitted by Michele Swartout of Red Bluff, California. This wonderful photograph entitled, “American Pika along the Lassen Peak Trail”… Continue Reading

New Children’s Exhibits at Lassen Volcanic National Park Visitor Center

Two new interactive children’s exhibits encourage Lassen Volcanic National Park’s youngest visitors to explore natural history and sustainability. “Providing hands-on activities is a great way to engage our next generation of park stewards,” stated Park Superintendent Steve Gibbons. “The new… Continue Reading

Lassen Volcanic National Park to Host Centennial Volunteer and Alumni Event

  Lassen Volcanic National Park celebrates its centennial this year along with the celebration of the National Park Service’s creation in 1916.  Events and programs are planned to commemorate the rich history of the park and National Park Service 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

Lassen Volcanic National Park Summer Programs Highlight the Night Sky

Lassen Volcanic National Park’s summer programs explore the rich volcanic landscape and celebrate an explosive history and wondrous night sky.  Summertime visitors have the opportunity to join in on nature walks, talks, living history and junior ranger programs by day… Continue Reading


Lassen National Park – 100 Years of Changing Landscape

The Cascade Mountains stretch from southern British Columbia, Canada, all the way into northern California. Part of the famed Ring of Fire – a string of volcanoes and mountains running throughout the Pacific Ocean – the southern Cascades contain hundreds… Continue Reading