Tag: Lassen National Park

Popular Lassen Park Attraction Closed During 2018

Popular Lassen Park Attraction Closed During 2018

Bumpass Hell.

It sounds like a place to avoid like hell when you’re on vacation.

But Bumpass Hell, the top hydrothermal feature in Northern California’s Lassen Volcanic National Park, is one of the “must-see” stops along the 30-mile-long main road through the park.

Unfortunately, those headed to Lassen this summer this summer literally won’t be able to “go to Hell.”

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Lassen: Off-The-Beaten National Park Path

Lassen: Off-The-Beaten National Park Path

(Read our June 10, 2014 story, “Lassen an Undiscovered National Park Gem” about our July, 2013 trip to get even more information about planning your Lassen vacation.)


Yellowstone and Glacier.

Yosemite and Sequoia.

Grand Canyon North Rim, Grand Canyon South Rim.

Bryce, Zion, Canyonlands, Arches.

Name virtually any national park in the Western U.S. and I’d say “Been there, done that.”

So which is my hands-down favorite? Lassen, in north central California, miles away from Interstate 5 chock-a-block with cars and big rigs, off the well-trodden national park path, and far from the madding crowd of tourists you’ll encounter in those better known parks I just mentioned.

Here’s what Lassen is all about.

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