Lassen Volcanic National Park News
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Past Lassen Volcanic Fuels Reduction Projects Helps Firefighters on Dixie Fire
August 31, 2021 | 12:45 pm
The Dixie Fire has burned a total of 59,087 acres of land within the park. The latest status of facilities and structures will be posted on an ongoing basis on the park website at go.nps.gov/dixie. While some structures are confirmed to be damaged or destroyed, firefighters have successfully leveraged the park’s previous and current fire and fuels management projects to preserve park resources and structures.
Juniper Lake Cabins Destroyed
August 22, 2021 | 1:28 pm
Seven of eight cabins located on the northwest shore of Juniper Lake, a beautiful, high mountain lake with views of Lassen Peak and other surrounding peaks, have been destroyed in the Dixie Fire. Most of the destroyed structures are private, in holder cabins, privately owned before the park’s founding. Only one of the cabins remains unscathed by the fire, which has, thus far burned 46,950 of the park in varying severity. One of the seven cabins destroyed by the fire is owned by the federal government.
Lassen Volcanic National Park Closed Due to Dixie Fire
August 5, 2021 | 2:26 pm
An emergency closure is in place for the entirety of Lassen Volcanic National Park due to the Dixie Fire, which is active in the remote eastern side of the park.
Lassen Volcanic Implements Temporary Closures and Restrictions
July 24, 2021 | 9:36 am
"The Dixie Fire is burning approximately 18 miles southeast of Lassen Volcanic National Park,” said Superintendent Jim Richardson. “The fire has potential to reach the southern boundary of the park, which could impair safe exit from Warner Valley, Juniper Lake, and backcountry areas."
Spring Road Clearing Continues at Lassen Volcanic
April 6, 2021 | 10:48 am
Spring road clearing continues in the Southwest Area through lower-than-average snow depths. Visitors can hike or bike cleared sections of the highway before they open to vehicles.
Lassen Accessibility Plan Open for Public Comment
March 15, 2021 | 11:31 am
Lassen Volcanic National Park is accepting public comment on its Draft Accessibility Self-Evaluation Transition Plan through April 15, 2021.
Grant Application Period Open for Volcano Adventure Camp
February 19, 2021 | 10:47 am
Youth groups can apply for grants to cover the cost of a trip to Volcano Adventure Camp through March 31. The camp will operate June 11 through September 19, 2021, weather and health restrictions permitting.
Holiday Season at Lassen Volanic
November 25, 2020 | 2:57 pm
Lassen National Park Highway is closed to through traffic for the winter/spring snow season. However, the park is open for visitors to recreate responsibly.
Winter Season Begins at Lassen Volcanic
November 13, 2020 | 11:49 am
Lassen Volcanic National Park Highway is closed to through traffic for the winter/spring snow season. Butte Lake, Warner Valley, and Juniper Lake Roads remain open, but may close at any time if conditions warrant. The park entrance fee is $10 between December 1 and April 15.
Lassen Volcanic National Park to Complete Prescribed Burning
November 12, 2020 | 11:50 am
Lassen Volcanic National Park will begin pile burning on Flatiron Ridge above Warner Valley on November 12. Additional prescribed burning may occur in the Warner Valley, Juniper Lake, or Manzanita Lake Areas this fall season as cool and wet fall conditions permit.