Date of Visits: August 2011
How we got there: Drove from Napa Valley on our San Francisco to Seattle road trip. 3.5 hours.
Lodging: Lassen Mineral Lodge
- Lassen Peak – 5-mile round trip hike to highest peak in the park.
- Bumpass Hell – 2.6 mile round trip hike to an area of steaming pools, mudpots and other thermal features. Hiked across snow in August.
Tips: Don’t underestimate this highly underrated park, definitely worth more than a day.
Next time: Hike to Cinder Cone. Visit thermal features in Warner Valley area.