Details: Lassen Volcanic National Park

Friday, November 26, 2010; 10:16 AM

Getting there

Alaska Airlines offers one-stop service from Reagan National to Redding, Calif., for about $440 round trip. Lassen Volcanic National Park is about 50 miles east of Redding.

Where to stay

Lassen Mineral Lodge

Highway 36, Mineral


Nine miles from the park, with a restaurant and bar, a general store and snowshoe rentals. Rates from $75 a night.

St. Bernard Lodge

Highway 36, Mill Creek


A B&B near the southeast entrance of the park and Lake Almanor. Restaurant and horse stables on the property. Rates from $95.

Where to eat

Lassen Mineral Lodge

Carbo- and protein-load with such home-cooked dishes as buffalo burgers, salmon salad and grilled ham and cheese. Sandwiches and burgers under $9; dinner entrees in the $15 range.

Pizza Factory

197 Main St., Chester


Cozy up by the fire with a slice of pizza or a bowl of pasta. Pies from $8.50; pasta from about $6.

Where to snowshoe

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Southeast entrance off Highway 36


Make some tracks around Sulphur Works near the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center at the southwest entrance or Manzanito Lake in the northwest. Starting Dec. 26, park officials will lead guided snowshoe tours on weekends; $1 donation suggested for use of equipment. Admission to park: $5 per pedestrian, $10 per car.


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