Lassen Volcanic National Park Sights

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Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center

  • Information Center

Pick up maps, trail and road guides, and inquire about children's activities and ranger-led programs here. Completed in 2008, this center...

Lassen Park Road (Route 89)

  • Scenic Drive/Tour

The 30-mile paved road weaves through the park and passes by such important sites as Lassen Peak, Bumpass Hell, Sulphur Works, Kings...

Lassen Peak

  • Geological Site

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...

Lassen Scenic Byway

  • Scenic Drive/Tour

This 185-mile scenic drive begins in Chester and loops through the forests, volcanic peaks, geothermal springs, and lava fields of Lassen...

Loomis Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

Here you can view artifacts from the park's 1914 and 1915 eruptions, including dramatic original photographs taken by Benjamin Loomis,...

Manzanita Lake

  • Body Of Water/Waterfall

Lassen Peak is reflected in the waters of Manzanita Lake, which has good catch-and-release trout fishing, as well as a pleasant trail...

Starry Nights

  • Tour–Sight

Rangers discuss myths and contemporary theories about galaxies, stars, and planets beneath the night sky in a 45-minute program. ...

Sulphur Works Thermal Area

  • Geological Site

Proof of Lassen Peak's volatility becomes evident shortly after you enter the park at the southwest entrance. Sidewalks skirt boiling...

Summit Lake

  • Body Of Water/Waterfall

The midpoint between the northern and southern entrances, Summit Lake is a good place to take an afternoon swim. A trail leads around...


  • Tour–Sight

Explore the park's geology and volcanic history. ...