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Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to steaming fumaroles, meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes, and numerous volcanoes. Jagged peaks tell the story of its eruptive past while hot water continues to shape the land. “Far removed from city lights, exquisitely dark sky and elevations ranging from about 6,000 feet to 8,500 feet on the…read more »

Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to steaming fumaroles, meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes, and numerous volcanoes. Jagged peaks tell the story of its eruptive past while hot water continues to shape the land. “Far removed from city lights, exquisitely dark sky and elevations ranging from about 6,000 feet to 8,500 feet on the park highway (closed in winter) make for crystal clear skies.”

David Callejas

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