Lassen Park Centennial Events 2016
Lassen Volcanic National Park will be turning 100 years old on August 6, 2016.
The National Park Service will turn 100 years old on August 25th, 2016.
The Centennial celebrations will highlight achievements over the first 100 years of the National Park Service, as well as showcasing plans for stewardship of our 409 National Park units into the future.
The National Park Service has prepared a CALL to ACTION to prepare for a second century of stewardship and engagement of our National Parks by the National Park Service.
Celebrating 100 years of explosive history 1916-2016
Lassen Park rangers have planned a variety of special centennial events for the centennial celebration. The first special event is a centennial ski celebration on February 27, 2016. This will be an opportunity to share memories of Lassen’s ski history and enjoy ski films in the auditorium at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center.
Lassen Park has designed a special centennial passport stamp, junior ranger patch and will publish a special Peak Experience Centennial Edition. For more information onr Lassen Volcanic National Park Centennial Events visit the park website or download your centennial events brochure.
Lassen Park is a special to visit, just to enjoy the varying geological features, wildlife and wildflowers. The park has over 150 miles of hiking trails from very easy to very strenuous. Lassen Park also has the distinction of being the only US National Park with all four types of volcanoes with the park boundaries.
Lassen Park Foundation
The Lassen Park foundation has commissioned a limited edition Pendleton Blanket featuring Lassen Park. If interested in purchasing this commemorative blanket please e-mail the Lassen Foundation at info@LassenParkFoundation.org
The Lassen Park Foundation has bee instrumental in developing the Volcano Adventure Camp which will have ribbon cutting ceremonies on August 6th. The Foundation is campaigning to raise 400,000 towards this project. Visit the Lassen Park Foundation website for more information on their mission and projects within the park
As park of the Eruption Centennial in 2015, the Association re-published a hard-bond edition of ” A Pictorial History of the Lassen Volcanoes” by B.F. Loomis. This book is for sale both at the visitor centers in the park and St. Bernard Lodge.
For the Lassen Park Centennial the Association is creating a special photo book of the first 100 years of Lassen Park. This book will be available for sale summer of 2016.
The Lassen Association hosts several field seminars each year and has a variety of books and souvenirs available for sale at both visitor centers in the park.
Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway
When planning a visit to Lassen Park plan on using a portion of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway. The Scenic Byway is a 500 mile All American Road which runs from Crater Lake through Lassen Park and ends at Lake Almanor.
St. Bernard Lodge has the 160 page interpretive guide for sale, it can also be found at most parks and travel visitor centers along the route.
There is also a free Volcanic Legacy Byway Map and brochure which is available at St. Bernard Lodge or it can be downloaded here.
It is recommended to make lodging reservations early when visiting Lassen Park. If you would like any additional information on the area or need to make a room reservation please call St. Bernard Lodge at 530-258-3382.