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Backpacking Lassen Volcanic National Park

Volcanoes and Lava Beds

Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to a very unique landscape that is sure to suprise you with its diversity. On this adventure we will explore lava beds, cinder cones, large lakes, painted dunes, natural springs, volcanoes, and thick forests. With rewarding vistas and an abundance of geological features, this trip is sure to please. On this three-day backpacking trip our experienced and friendly guides will cover all the basics you need to begin planning and conducting your own adventures.




Lassen Volcanic National Park


10:30 AM on Day 1, to approximately 4:30 PM on Day 3


No experience required. This trip is great for both beginner and seasoned backpackers.

What to Bring

Please see the Backpacking Gear Checklist for what to bring and feel free to contact us with any questions.

Be sure to bring cash for the entrance fee into Yosemite National Park and consider bringing a tip for your guide for exceptional service.

Outback Adventures Provides

  • Meals, including breakfasts and dinners
  • Tents
  • Stoves
  • Cooking Equipment
  • Saftey Equipment (1st Aid Kit, Water Treatment, Repair Kits, etc.)
  • Experienced, friendly guides

Directions to Lassen Volcanic National Park from San Jose:

From the South Bay Area take 280 south which turns into 680 north. This eventually will allow you to take 80 north. Just past Vacaville, take 505 north, which merges with I-5 North. Continue on I-5 until you reach the town of Red Bluff. Take Highway 36 east towards the town of Mineral. The ranger station will be on the left just before Mineral. Leave five hours for the drive from San Jose.

Meeting Place: Meet outside of the Ranger Station in Mineral



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