No ski lifts needed at Lassen Volcanic National Park in California, where a little sweat rewards you with untracked pleasures.
Lassen Volcanic National Park
Judging from last year’s head count in the National Park System—a record 307.2 million—you can pretty much be assured that many parks will be even more crowded this summer as the National Park Service Centennial is celebrated.
A new high-tech, hands-on augmented reality sandbox at Lassen Volcanic National Park helps visitors better understand concepts relating to topography and watersheds.
At Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, diminutive but outspoken pikas likely will endure what climate change brings to the park. At Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, however, they probably will not, according to a five-year study of the tiny rodent's Western populations.
Sometimes, you just need to resort to sweat and muscles to get the job done. That was the case recently in the wilderness backcountry of Lassen Volcanic National Park in California, where crews worked to clear trails of trees knocked down by a wind storm back in February.
Summer Road Trip: Along The Volcanic Highway From Lassen Volcanic National Park To Crater Lake National Park
Washington State tends to lure visitors interested in volcanic features, but the two states immediately to the south shouldn’t be overlooked.
It was a century ago that the volcanic underpinnings of Lassen Peak rose to the surface and blew the top off the mountain that today is the centerpiece of Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California.
Summer really isn't as far off as you might think. With that in mind, is anyone thinking about camping? And, in particular, are you thinking about your favorite campground in the National Park System?
Making tracks at Lassen Volcanic National Park in California takes on a whole new meaning in winter when snows cover the mountain. This shot was taken Dec 14, 2014.
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For many, the focal point of a visit to Lassen Volcanic National Park in California is a hike to the summit of Lassen Peak. But to really appreciate the volcanic forces that tore the peak open back in May 1915, take a short hike around the Devastated Trail.