Lassen Volcanic National Park Travel Guide

Park Essentials


Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center, the Loomis Museum, and the Manzanita Camper Store are fully accessible to those with limited mobility. The Devastated Area Interpretive Trail and the Sulphur Works wayside exhibits are accessible, as are most ranger programs. Butte Lake, Manzanita Lake, and Summit Lake have some campground sites that are accessible.

Park Fees and Permits

From mid-April through November the fee to enter the park is $20 per car ($15 for motorcycles); the rest of the year the fee is $10 for cars and motorcycles. The fee covers seven consecutive days. Those entering by bus, bicycle, horse, or on foot pay $10. An annual park pass costs $40. For backcountry camping, pick up a free wilderness permit at the Loomis Museum or the north and south entrance ranger stations, or download one at

Park Hours

The park is open 24/7 year-round. It is in the Pacific time zone.

Cell-Phone Reception

Cell phones don't work in many parts of the park. There are pay telephones outside the Manzanita Camper Store and the Loomis Museum.


In case of fire or medical emergency, dial 911. To contact the park headquarters, call 530/595–4444.

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