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Mount Lassen

Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA 96088
+1 916-595-4444
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Great national park i never heard of!

We were looking for something to do for the day since we would be in the area and saw this on the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tokanier
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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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Magnificent and not over-touristed

Went here as a local alternative to Yellowstone. Not disappointed. First off, it is far less... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
KiloTango
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OC, California
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This mountain is a beautifully rewarding hike for the novice.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“bumpass hell” (71 reviews)
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Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA 96088
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were looking for something to do for the day since we would be in the area and saw this on the map. I had never heard of this National Park...but we drove over to it anyway. All i can say is wow ! We...More

Thank tokanier
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here as a local alternative to Yellowstone. Not disappointed. First off, it is far less tourist infested than either Yellowstone or Yosemite but is similarly spectacular. We were there in late july and there was still lots of snow on the ground - so...More

Thank KiloTango
Reviewed 6 days ago

I am from Kansas and not much of a mountaineer, but I have been hiking for more than 10 years and have hiked a couple of Colorado fourteeners. This hike was spectacular and pleasant all the way up and all the way down. The trail...More

Thank JulieCirlin
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are fascinated by different geological features this is the park for you, there were a lot of amazing and surreal sights I've not seen elsewhere. We were unable to see many of the big attractions such as Bumphass Hell as part of park...More

Thank lisatravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

Snow is still on this Mount and 4 days ago it looked like a shark. Would have been a picture for Shark Week. There is still enough snow to sled in and make snow balls in your tank top and shorts. Plenty of water and...More

Thank sandygreenberg
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were roaming without an itinerary from Lake Tahoe to Portland and might have missed this relatively unknown park if not for comments by a waiter at breakfast one morning before we left Lake Tahoe. We are very, very fortunate he spoke...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike up Lassen Peak goes from 8500 ft elevation at the parking lot to 10,425 ft elevation at the top. The trail zigs and zags with some loose shale, some slippery snow and some mud in places. The views are extraordinary all along. However...More

1  Thank Alba Linda P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park is quite pretty but access is limited to a 10 mile stretch of a road after entering the park.The road was blocked because snow had not been cleared which limits travel in the park.Shortly after entry there is a nice lake with a...More

2  Thank ranjivc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Along with my 2 friends, I did Mt Lassen hike 2 days back. There are huge icefields still present on the mountain in mid-July. However, the initial part of trail is fully covered in snow for which I would highly recommend crampons and hiking poles....More

1  Thank AshishD04
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Day trip from Chico to visit Mt Lassen. Surprised to see road closed not far from Visitors Center. Wonderful multinational diverse crowd enjoying the warm weather and many feet of packed snow. Giant equipment tackling massive snow packing roads. Trekkers and skiers hiking up closed...More

1  Thank SBallCT
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kp3295
4 July 2017|
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Response from OhioHick | Reviewed this property |
According to the National Park Service website for Lassen, the "Highway is open to Devastated Area from NW entrance (10 miles) and Bumpass Hell parking area (7 miles) from SW entrance." I suggest that you check the nps.gov... More
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richard6833
6 March 2017|
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Response from serenasun32 | Reviewed this property |
The trails are not all wide. At points you have to stop when others are passing. No scary ledges to fall off & if she's willing she'll enjoy it!
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