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Mount Lassen

Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA 96088
+1 916-595-4444
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Great views, well-maintained track

The hiking ascent to Lassen Peak starts straight from the large carpark and continues at a steady... read more

Reviewed yesterday
StevenC75
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Worth The Effort

Hiking up Mount Lassen is one of the things I would absolutely try to do during a visit to Lassen... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andy3838
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Freeport, Pennsylvania
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This mountain is a beautifully rewarding hike for the novice.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“bumpass hell” (74 reviews)
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Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA 96088
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The hiking ascent to Lassen Peak starts straight from the large carpark and continues at a steady pace for most of the 2.5 miles to the top. It's unsheltered from the sun and wind and is all at altitude but as long as these aren't...More

Thank StevenC75
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hiking up Mount Lassen is one of the things I would absolutely try to do during a visit to Lassen Park. I certainly not call it an easy hike but it is certainly a doable hike for most people. The challenges are that it is...More

1  Thank Andy3838
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the hour even if you don't get out of the car. You will, however be tempted at several hiking spots to spend the day. About 30 miles around the mountain by car

1  Thank pat c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic views, gorgeous lakes interspersed along the way...Kings Creek is delightful, and the scope of the place is incredible...

Thank Gwen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One day trip through Lassen on Labor Day. Not crowded. Was hot. No bugs though. Was surprised not more thermal features close to roads/parking. Might say Loomis museum better than the main visitor center on south side of park. BE sure to use the audio...More

Thank Catherine E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a moderately strenuous hike with very little shade along the way, so recommend to do this early in the day during hot summer months. There were a lot of tourists out but it did not feel overcrowded. The views are pretty nice. It...More

Thank Anja R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always cool to be hiking on snow in the summer! We headed up in the early morning to catch the sunrise on the trail. Easy to follow, the trail goes up and up .... and up! 2000 feet elevation gain, starting around 8500 feet, so...More

Thank RLeave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Lassen in July and the whole experience was surreal. You go from 90 degree weather to snow covered and iced over lakes within minutes. Had to park at Bumpass Hell Parking lot about a mile south because snow clearing was still in progress....More

Thank Vishtron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live only 60 miles from The Lassen Peak trailhead, so for me it's a day trip. The park seems to have ample campgrounds and I noticed several cabins for rent in the area. But I went to hike Lassen Peak. The trail guide says...More

Thank spiritleadme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to drive through Lassen on our way home from staying at Butte Lake (Yes I know it is part of the park too, but it is on the northern side) there were so many great places to see! I would have loved to...More

Thank SunnyOnTheGo
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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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