Lassen Volcanic NP

Location: 40 miles east of Redding, California
Features: mountains, hot springs

Lassen Volcanic National Park is a nice park in the north of California. It features a volcano, Lassen Peak, and an active geothermal area, Bumpass Hell.

Lassen Peak

The volcano had its last eruption between 1914 and 1921 and is still the cause of many earthquakes. There is a trail to the top (appr. 10000 feet, 3187m), which is not that hard. From there you'll have a fantastic view of the area all the way to Mt. Shasta and further.
If you haven't been to Yellowstone National Park, take a hike to Bumpass Hell, a geothermal area. It has a lot of hot springs and is a very colorful area, although not comparable to Yellowstone. The hike through Bumpass Hell on a walkboard is rather relaxing and no problem at all.

view from the top of Lassen Peak
Bumpass Hell

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