Lassen Park will be a cool summer retreat from the valley this holiday weekend for visitors looking to camp, hike, fish,picnic, kayak, and even play in the snow. The park has a wonderful variety of activities for visitors because of the differing elevations in the park. The main road through the park will not be completely open until July 8. At this time it is open ten miles in on the north side of park to the Devastated Area and seven miles to the Bumpass Hell Trailhead parking area from the Southwest Entrance. Hikers to Lassen Peak will find that it requires an ice ax, crampons and a helmet for safety. It will be an excellent weekend for spring skiing and snowshoeing in the higher elevations.
Fourth of July weekend the park will be offering special programs, visitors are welcome to attend programs featuring former Lassen Volcanic National Park interpretation rangers. More information can be found on the park website at htttp://www.nps.gov/lavo
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