Virtual Guidebook to Lassen Volcanic Park and the Modoc Plateau
Lassen Park Road - Summit
Lassen Volcanic National Park California


Lassen Park Road climbs high over the southeast shoulder of the peak, almost to timberline, in an area that has recorded some of the heaviest snowfalls on earth.

Near the road summit is a parking area for the trail to the summit of Lassen Peak.



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King Creek Meadow still snowed under in late July

(July 22, 2011)


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Pinemat manzanita covering the ground under red fir and white pine

(July 31, 2006)


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A mountain hemlock forest at timberline on the east side of Lassen Peak

(July 22, 2011)


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Deep snow in late July at the Lassen Peak summit trail parking lot

(July 22, 2011)


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