Snowshoeing at Manzanita Lake

A rare window of opportunity presented itself on Saturday, 12/13/14 as a clear day followed a heavy snowfall. My wife Bernadette and I headed to our favorite snowshoe venue, Manzanita Lake. And there we encountered a winter wonderland. Enjoy! [nggallery… Continue Reading

Lassen Park Prepares to Ignite Fall Prescribed Fire Projects

Park fire staff is preparing to implement two prescribed burn projects in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Should weather permit, they would be scheduled between October 25 and November 12. The 410-acre Summertown Burn Unit is located in the northwest section… Continue Reading


Venturing Back into the Woods, Toddler in Tow

My husband Bruce scoffed “that’s not camping” when I suggested we could gradually ease back into our pre-child camping habit by staying in one of Lassen Park’s new Manzanita Lake cabins. He balked, but Bruce also jumps at any chance… Continue Reading