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Mount Lassen

Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA 96088
+1 916-595-4444
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Very rewarding hike! Great to take your family or friends

This is one of the best mountain climbs in California. While it's doable for most people (the trail... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pleasanton, California
Best kept secret in California

Yes, Yosemite is world-famous and beautiful, but if you want to escape the crowds and enjoy nature... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mason, Ohio
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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)
Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA 96088
+1 916-595-4444
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the best mountain climbs in California. While it's doable for most people (the trail is very well maintain, can be done in sandals, it takes about 2-3 hours to climb, no special equipment needed - just bring a liter of water...More

Thank heckfy
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes, Yosemite is world-famous and beautiful, but if you want to escape the crowds and enjoy nature as beautiful as in Yosemite, go to Lassen National Park. We have traveled all over Califonia and Lassen is one of the most interesting places. You can spend...More

Thank travelwithfun77
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent an afternoon last week driving through the entire park. There are numerous places to pull off the road and explore the sights. From lakes, even a frozen one, to sulfur pits, you drive through several different ecosystems. Considering it was a summer weekend, the...More

Thank ragsdad
Reviewed 6 days ago

The views from the top are impressive, and you often have to put in a lot more mileage to get to the top of a mountain like this.

Thank Buckcade
Reviewed 1 week 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

1  Thank tokanier
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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
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4 July 2017|
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
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!