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Mount Lassen

Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA 96088
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Breathtaking view !

This was our favorite hike out of many in our national parks . Short but steep (about 2 miles up... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Laprofec
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Not a highly popular destination, so a person can spread out and breathe!

We didn't climb all the way as we were a little rushed because snow was coming and the roads were... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Jabubet
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London, Ohio
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This mountain is a beautifully rewarding hike for the novice.
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“visitor center” (42 reviews)
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Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA 96088
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This was our favorite hike out of many in our national parks . Short but steep (about 2 miles up ) the 360 view is once in a lifetime . In the distance is snow covered mount Shasta, lakes , volcanic rocks and other peaks...More

Thank Laprofec
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We didn't climb all the way as we were a little rushed because snow was coming and the roads were going to be shut at 3:00pm. That's OK. It was COLD! Mid October, but it was great, because we pretty much had the place to...More

1  Thank Jabubet
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This hike was great! It's strenuous and you may have to take your time if you aren't use to incline (I live on the east coast where it's completely flat). Bring wind protection. How many chances do you have to hike up a volcano? Awesome...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Lassen Volcanic National Park really opened my eyes to how beautiful this part of Northeastern California really is. Having 4 types of volcanoes makes this park unique. As you drive through the park, you'll find where the lava flowed and what it created.

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This mountain dominates the landscape in Lassen Volcanic National Park. It is stunning to view & there are hikes of varying lengths you can do on it.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Lassen National park is a great place to visit. There is so much to do from short hikes to long hikes. Views of mount Lassen, lava beds, steams and a great visitor centre. We were there the 1st week of October and it was -2...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Had a fab hike up to the summit of Lassen on a hot day in early September with snow around from the last season! Great views and actually quite a simple hike, but takes around 3-4 hours in total.

Thank RWB75
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Lassen is a national treasure, to be sure. It's the jewel of Northern California, affording expansive meadows, pristine lakes and stream and fabulous hiking trails. We stayed at the legendary Draksbad Guest Ranch and loved every minute! We hiked, road horseback, explored the Visitor's Center...More

3  Thank okeedoke
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I can't believe I haven't heard about this beautiful park until recently. Such a beautiful park and not as crowded as Yosemite or Sequoia Park. We've been visiting the park for two days while staying at Airbnb in Redding for a night. Luckily, we checked...More

Thank Anastasia N
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Visited Lassen in early October and the weather was perfect. Hiked Lassen Peak and took about 2 to 3 hours to ascend and about half that to descend. The trail is well maintained. Not too rocky. We used hiking poles as it was recommended but...More

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677sumitk
24 December 2017|
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Response from truelw13mak | Reviewed this property |
Check their website for closures. If you go to their website, under "alerts" you can see their main road is closed. I'm assuming there will be too much snow in Jan.
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Megha V
6 October 2017|
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Response from JulieCirlin | Reviewed this property |
Many facilities are closed by then. The visitor center at the south entrance might be open. Rangers offer guided snowshoe hikes in the winter. The road through the park will close when the snow starts piling and very few... More
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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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