Lassen Volcanic National Park Travel Guide
Fodor's Southern California 2014
Plan Your Lassen Volcanic National Park Vacation
A dormant plug dome, Lassen Peak is the focus of Lassen Volcanic National Park. The peak began erupting in May 1914, sending pumice, rock, and snow thundering down the mountain, and gas and hot ash billowing into the atmosphere. Lassen's most spectacular outburst was in 1915 when it blew a cloud of ash almost 6 mi high. The resulting mudflow destroyed vegetation for miles in some directions; the evidence is still visible today, especially in Devastated Area. The volcano finally came to rest in 1921.
The best dining in the park might be the fresh catch any anglers in your group snag. Otherwise, you'll find simple fare at Lassen Café and Gifts and at...read more
Things To Do in Lassen Volcanic National Park
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Hike a volcano : The 2½-mi trek up Lassen Peak rewards you with a spectacular view of far northern California.... Read more
Lassen Volcanic National Park & Vicinity, by Jeffrey P. Schaffer, is one of the most comprehensive books about the park.... Read more
Because of its varying elevations, Lassen has several different ecological habitats. Below 6,500 feet you can find ponderosa pine, Jeffrey pine... Read more
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