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Lassen Volcanic National Park Sights

Lassen Peak

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  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 10/21/2013

Fodor's Review

When this now-dormant plug dome volcano erupted in 1915, it spewed a huge mushroom cloud of debris almost 6 miles into the air. A fabulous panoramic view makes the strenuous 2½-mile hike to the 10,457-foot summit worth the effort. A multiyear restoration project means all or part of the trail will be closed at certain times, so call ahead. At this writing trail work was expected to be completed in 2015.

Sight Information

Address:

Lassen Park Rd., 7 miles from southwest entrance ranger station, Lassen Volcanic National Park, California, 96063, United States

Phone:

530-595–4480

Website: www.nps.gov/lavo

Updated 10/21/2013

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