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Lassen Volcanic National Park
Bubbling Below the Surface
Steaming fumaroles and clear mountain lakes await you on the West Coast—taking you back to a time when active volcanos ruled the land.
Nestled in the peaceful forests and wilderness of Northern California is Lassen Volcanic National Park, home to hissing fumaroles and boiling mud pots.
Nestled in the peaceful forests and wilderness of Northern California is Lassen Volcanic National Park. Lassen Peak is the largest plug dome volcano in the world and the southernmost volcano in the Cascade Range.
Established in 1916, Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes and numerous volcanoes. A closer look at the landscape, however, reveals the hissing fumaroles and boiling mud pots that still shape and change the land, evidence of Lassen's fiery volcanic past.
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