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Best NP in america

Very scenic park . the view is magnificent . very good park for hikers that like to walk into the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zvika R
Afula, Israel
Wonderful National Park

I’d never heard of Lassen until I was researching our road trip, but so glad we came. We drove in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brent J
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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This mountain is a beautifully rewarding hike for the novice.
Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA 96088
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very scenic park . the view is magnificent . very good park for hikers that like to walk into the mountains and enjoy the places

Thank Zvika R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’d never heard of Lassen until I was researching our road trip, but so glad we came. We drove in at Lake Manganita and drive through the park - the expected one hour drive actually took the best part of the day. There’s so much...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This is an extraordinary place to explore with many waterfalls a lot of hiking trails! There are ample camping sites as well as kayak and cabin rentals near Manzanita Lake. Great fun for the entire family,

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Despite the neighboring fires all across California, the lassen park was refreshingly clear of smoke. I live that it is not nearly as crowded as Yosemite. The dark sky festival was amazing, a must see. Lassen park has some of the darkest sky in the...More

2  Thank grewalanoop
Reviewed 1 August 2018

It is totally out of the world. I was skeptical to go alone there and after having hardtime finding a group tour, I somehow found a 3 day tour. It is an amazing place to visit and I would highly recommend it as a family...More

1  Thank Chandra K
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Honestly, I know Mount Lassen has a lot to offer. It is beautiful. I remember going as a teen and hiking the mountain, visiting the devastated area, etc. For some reason, though, on this trip it felt like we were only able to drive to...More

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Out of the way, but the drive alone is a quintessential summer road trip. Take your time, slow down and connect.

Thank Rsfjim
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This review is about the hike up Mount Lassen on July 22. I’m 41 and in decent shape. So what’s important- Firstly, the weather-it is much cooler and windier at the top. So ask the ranger, check your weather sources. Do you need hiking boots?...More

3  Thank Hindustani76
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Out of the way but worth the trip. Magnificent vistas and beauty. Lots of very interesting geologic history and volcanic information.

Thank Johnson1040
Reviewed 10 July 2018

When you go through the gate you can go to the gift shop and preview some of the historical facts about Mount Lassen. It is a wonderful and educational experience. I drove from one side Highway 36 entrance all the way through and came out...More

Thank Rod D
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haresh b
5 May 2018|
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Response from MAR-AM-UK | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. Last year the through road only opened at the end of July. Check the parks own Web site for detailed info about the status and schedule of snow clearance
18 March 2018|
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Response from truelw13mak | Reviewed this property |
You need to check the weather reports in the area and the National Park website - they keep up-to-date alerts on any road closures (or trail closures) due to weather or rehab. The weather is a little unpredictable there, so... More
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.