UPDATE: Lassen Peak Trail Reopens Partially

LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK – The first 1.3 miles of the popular Lassen Peak trail opened Friday following a 10-day helicopter operation to haul rocks to the mountainside. The remaining 1.2 miles – from the Grandview area to the 10,457-foot… Continue Reading


Lassen Plans Closures for ‘Reach the Peak’

Lassen Volcanic National Park will close its landmark Lassen Peak Trail and parking area Saturday night through Aug. 31 for multiple helicopter rock-hauls.

The work is part of the “Reach the Peak” project, an ambitious, 5-year, $2.4 million effort to restore and rehabilitate the popular trail to the 10,457-foot summit. California Conservation Corps and … Continue Reading