Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking

Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking

Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking

Prices

From $2,555USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotel

Start Your Booking

Highlights

Hike through the otherworldly landscapes of Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking

Discover the beautiful lakes and forests that contrast with the rocky, bare volcanic landscapes.

Hike on some of the best trails in the park, including the hike up Brokeoff Mountain and to Kings Creek Falls.

Explore the amazing mineral-stained rocks, steaming vents, and brightly colored pools caused by geothermal activity.

Experience spectacular views from the summits of Lassen Peak and Brokeoff Mountain.

Spend six amazing days exploring the volcanic region of Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking!
Your expert guide will take you on specially chosen hikes that explore the geothermal areas, rivers, and forests that make this park so unique.

This guided hiking tour will showcase beautiful lakes, stunning views, and the strange lunar landscape left from the 1914 eruption of Lassen Peak. You’ll love the exciting hikes that climb Brokeoff and Lassen mountains, as well as the otherworldly landscapes at Devil’s Kitchen and the Cinder Cone.

Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Travel to the National Park and Explore Warner Valley

To begin the tour, you’ll meet your tour group in Reno and travel together to the Drakesbad area of the Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking. You’ll be on the trail by the afternoon to explore the hot springs and lakes of the Warner Valley before you visit the Devil’s Kitchen where the geothermal activity will surround you.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Chester
Distance
5 miles
Meals
Lunch, dinner

Day 2 Hike up Brokeoff Mountain

Today you’ll be taking one of the best hikes in Lassen as you climb up Brokeoff Mountain. From the summit, you’ll have amazing views of the park and of Lassen Peak!

Overnight Location
Hotel in Chester
Distance
8 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Waterfall Hike

Your day hike today starts from the Kings Creek Falls trailhead. The path offers beautiful scenery as it wanders through forests and meadows to scenic Kings Creek Falls.

After your walk, the group will move to their new hotel for the night.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Mill Creek
Distance
10 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 Explore the Lakes in Paradise Meadows

Paradise Meadows calls today! You’ll be hiking past several lakes until you reach Summit Lake where your path starts to climb. After you’ve followed Hat Creek back down into the meadows, you’ll make a stop at the Manzanita Lake Museum and Visitor Center.

Tonight, you’ll be moving to a quiet lakeside location for your final two nights.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Shingletown
Distance
9 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Challenge Lassen

You’ll finally be hiking up the volcano itself today! You’ll be climbing up Lassen’s ridge to an elevation of 10,457 feet. You’ll be treated to spectacular views of Mount Shasta and the Devastated Area when you reach the top!

The day isn’t finished yet though, as you’ll have a nice picnic lunch at Lake Helen before taking a hike through the thermal area of Bumpass Hell, an ugly name for a very pretty place.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Shingletown
Distance
13 miles
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6 Visit Butte Lake

On the final day of your tour, you’ll visit Butte Lake and hike the remarkable Cinder Cone Trail. At the end of the day, you’ll be driven back to Reno where the tour officially comes to a close. Enjoy your travels home or wherever you’re exploring next!

Overnight Location
None
Distance
5 miles
Meals
Breakfast

Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking Tour Price and Dates

This guided hiking tour in Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking is run as a fixed-departure tour where you’d be joining a group, however, custom private tours can be organized for those willing to travel with their group only (please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you).

The prices below are per person:

Start Your Booking

Accommodation on the Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking Tour

This tour is based in 3-star hotels. The hotels offer simple and clean accommodations in great locations.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy. You can pay a supplement of $500USD to have a private room where possible.

Best Western Rose Quartz Inn in Chester

You’ll find the spacious rooms at the Rose Quartz to be quite welcoming. The hotel also offers great amenities, including an outdoor hot tub and sun deck.

The Village at Childs Meadow in Mill Creek

This motel offers clean and welcoming rooms on a single story. Take advantage of the campground facilities including the fire ring and picnic area.

Grace Lake Resorts in Shingletown

This resort is made up of a collection of cozy cabins. Enjoy the peaceful outdoor setting including an outdoor swimming pool and BBQ grills.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking Tour?

Meals

5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 5 dinners and are included in this tour.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 5 nights are included. Accommodations before and after the tour in Reno are not included. Please note that this tour departs Reno early on Day 1 and arrives late on the final day. You may choose to add a hotel night in Reno at the beginning and end of your tour as a supplement to better accommodate your flight times.

Transportation during the Tour

Transport for you and your luggage is included as outlined in the itinerary. Round trip transport between Reno and Lassen National Park is included at the beginning and end of the tour.

Also Included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Van shuttle
  • Park entrance fees
  • Trail maps and narratives

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights to and from Reno
  • Tourist taxes if applicable
  • Visas if required
  • Personal equipment
  • Beverages both non-alcoholic and alcoholic
  • Fees not mentioned as included
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, servers, or hotel staff if desired

Optional Extras

  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Any additional nights before or after the tour

Frequenty Asked Questions about Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking

How hard is the Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking Tour?

We rate this tour as a 4/5. This is an energetic trip with daily hikes that cover up to 10 miles. Some hikes include steep sections and difficult footing, however, no technical skills are required. Active hikers will be able to get the most out of this tour.

Do I need to tip my tour guides?

Tipping in the United States of America is customary, but much appreciated. It is recommended to tip 10-20% for exceptional service.

Do I need a visa to travel to the United States of America?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking Tour?

5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 5 dinners and are included in this tour. Please note that your non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverages with meals are not included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover hiking. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Reno to start this tour?

Fly into Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO). If you are arriving early, you can take a taxi or ride-hailing service to your hotel. If not, you will be picked up from the airport.

Is the Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking Tour guided?

Yes, you will have an English-speaking guide for the duration of the tour.

Where does the Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking Tour end?

This tour ends with a drop-off in Reno. The tour will arrive in Reno late in the afternoon, so you may want to book an additional night at the end of the tour. If not, you will be taken to the airport.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to the United States of America?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for the United States of America?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to the United States for this tour?

The best time to travel to northern California for this tour is between May and September. The group tour is available in July, which is a generally warm, sunny month in the region.

Reviews

All tours on 10Adventures are operated by highly vetted local tour operators and guides.

Having local tour operators and guides means you get a more authentic experience, and your booking creates jobs in the local communities you visit.

Details of the local tour operator will be listed on your booking invoice. If you have questions about the local operator prior to booking, please click the “Ask a Question” button below.

4.8
27 ratings
5 star
23
4 star
3
3 star
1
2 star
0
1 star
0

Written Reviews

There are no written reviews yet.

27 total ratings, 0 with reviews

Prices

From $2,555USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotel

Start Your Booking

What travellers say

When can I do this tour?

J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D

Why 10Adventures?

Save time and let us plan your perfect trip.

Customize your travel experience to get it just right.

Knowledgeable adventure specialists are a click or call away.

Stress-free booking at your fingertips.

Flexible payments with interest-free installments.

Rated 4.9 on Google Reviews

Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 4/5. This is an energetic trip with daily hikes that cover up to 10 miles. Some hikes include steep sections and difficult footing, however, no technical skills are required. Active hikers will be able to get the most out of this tour.


Read about our scale for Tour Difficulty Ratings.

Get in touch

+1 (587) 327-9828

Book your next Adventure on 10Adventures

Hassle-free Adventure Travel

Sit back, relax, and enjoy! Let us take care of all the travel planning details, so you don’t have to.

Don't Just Take A Trip, Take YOUR Trip

Let us help you get exactly what YOU want with a customizable adventure tour centred around your active interests and passions.

No Hidden Fees

We don’t believe in hidden fees like credit card fees, booking fees or more. Even better, most people can pay in their local currency!

Happiness Guarantee

We want your journey to meet your expectations, and we will work with you to solve any issues you’ve encountered.

Personal Adventure Travel Concierge

Our dedicated adventure travel concierge will curate the perfect itinerary to make your travel dreams a reality.

Vetted Local Guides

Book with confidence, knowing that our team has carefully hand-picked each tour operator and they use local, experienced guides.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get a weekly dose of discounts and inspiration for adventure lovers

Tours

Routes

Blogs