Lassen Volcanic National Park Plan Your Visit

Operating Hours Seasons

The Park is open to visitors 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In the winter, accessibility by vehicle is reduced. Inside the park there are skiing, snowshoeing and sledding opportunities.

Getting There


The nearest major airports include Sacramento, California (165 miles away) and Reno, Nevada (180 miles away).


From Redding, California: The Northwest entrance is approximately 50 miles east on Highway 44. From Reno, Nevada: The Northwest is approximately 180 miles west via 395 and Highway 44.

From Red Bluff, California: The Southwest entrance is approximately 45 miles east on Highway 36 From Reno, Nevada: The Southwest entrance is 160 miles west of Reno, Nevada via 395 and Highway 36.

Access to the Butte Lake area is via a dirt road off Hwy 44 east of Old Station.

Access to Juniper Lake is via a partially paved road north of Chester off Hwy 36.

Access to Warner Valley is via a partially paved road north of Chester off Hwy 36. Follow the signs to Drakesbad Guest Ranch.

Public Transportation

There is currently no public transportation serving Lassen Volcanic National Park.

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