VISIT Lassen Volcanic National Park:
Lassen Volcanic National Park was established on May 6, 1907, and has a total area of 106,589 acres (167 square miles, or 432 square kilometers).
|Address||38050 Highway 36 East, Mineral, CA, 96063|
|Hours||Open all year, 24 hours a day|
|Entrance Fee||$30 per vehicle, valid for 7 days|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
Lassen Volcanic National Park is the 132nd most visited park in the country.
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Lassen Volcanic National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Lassen Volcanic National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Lassen Volcanic National Park are July, June, August & September.
Lassen Volcanic National Park Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Lassen Volcanic National Park is visited.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
|Lassen Volcanic, Redwoods to Crater Lake||767||8|
Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Lassen Volcanic National Park.
|Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area||56 mi|
|Lava Beds National Monument||85 mi|
|Tule Lake National Monument||102 mi|
|Redwood National Park||142 mi|
|Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve||148 mi|
|Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial||170 mi|
|Crater Lake National Park||171 mi|
|John Muir National Historic Site||176 mi|
|Point Reyes National Seashore||183 mi|
|Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park||184 mi|
Nearby Campsites & RV Parks
If you are looking to pitch a tent or park an RV at a campsite near Lassen Volcanic National Park, here is a list of the closest campsites in the surrounding area. They all have slightly different amenitites, so its best to check them all out instead of just chosing the first on the list.
|Southwest - Lassen Volcanic National Park||Mill Creek, CA more||4 miles|
|Manzanita Lake - Lassen Volcanic National Park||Viola, CA more||4 miles|
|Summit Lake (north and south) - Lassen Volcanic National Park||Viola, CA more||4 miles|
|Crags - Lassen Volcanic National Park||CA more||5 miles|
|Warner Valley - Lassen Volcanic National Park||CA more||7 miles|
|Big Pine||Old Station, CA more||10 miles|
|North Battle Creek Reservoir||Viola, CA more||11 miles|
|Juniper Lake - Lassen Volcanic National Park||Viola, CA more||11 miles|
|Battle Creek||Mineral, CA more||12 miles|
|Butte Lake - Lassen Volcanic National Park||Old Station, CA more||12 miles|
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Lassen Volcanic National Park:
|Mount Shasta Ski Park||Mount Shasta, CA||6,890 ft||44%||70 mi|
|Soda Springs||Soda Springs, CA||7,300 ft||30%||100 mi|
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Lassen Volcanic National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Lassen Volcanic National Park.
|Reno–Tahoe International Airport||RNO||Reno, NV||114 mi|
|Sacramento International Airport||SMF||Sacramento, CA||124 mi|
|Oakland International Airport||OAK||Oakland, CA||195 mi|
|San Francisco International Airport||SFO||San Francisco, CA||203 mi|
|Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport||SJC||San Jose, CA||217 mi|
|Portland International Airport||PDX||Portland, OR||356 mi|
|Harry Reid International Airport||LAS||Las Vegas, NV||459 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Lassen Volcanic National Park.
|Redding Municipal Airport||RDD||Redding, CA||41 mi|
|Crater Lake-Klamath Regional Airport||LMT||Klamath Falls, OR||116 mi|
|Sacramento Mather Airport||MHR||Sacramento, CA||134 mi|
|California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport||ACV||Arcata/Eureka, CA||140 mi|
|Rogue Valley International Medford Airport||MFR||Medford, OR||148 mi|
|Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport||STS||Santa Rosa, CA||153 mi|
|Jack Mc Namara Field Airport||CEC||Crescent City, CA||168 mi|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.