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Very unique!

The end point of the hike is very unique, and makes the long trek worth it! See and hearing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sacramento, California
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A must

What a great trail! This is a must do hike! Loved the combination of mud pots, geysers and steam... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Albany, Oregon
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“guest ranch”(3 reviews)
“warner valley”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The end point of the hike is very unique, and makes the long trek worth it! See and hearing bubbling pits and even get covered by the steam as it comes out of the vents!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank scotth007
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

What a great trail! This is a must do hike! Loved the combination of mud pots, geysers and steam vents. Impressive and worth the trek.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karlinac2015
Reviewed September 27, 2018

We went here as we heard it was the best place to go while Bumpass Hell is closed. We knew it was a bit out the way but had no idea how bumpy the 3 mile dirty road up the trail head was going to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gibo303
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The hike was fairly easy. There were not many people hiking on the day we went. It was such an interesting sight to see the bubbling springs. We did see a bear on our way there and just moved on quickly.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sollan
Reviewed August 23, 2018

With Bumpass Hell closed, Devil's Kitchen offers the only trail with views of mudpots, geysers and steam vents. The last 3 miles of the road leading to the trailhead is cinder. We drove it with a sedan and did not have any trouble as long...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ginny Z
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We decided to do this hike with our children (youngest is 8) as Bumpass Hell was closed and we were staying in nearby Chester. We started at 10am on a hot day, a lot of the hike was in the shade along fairly dusty paths....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Muriel B
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Drakesbad Guest Ranch and this is one of the main hikes that takes off from there. It was a good hike without being too strenuous and the views were incredible. I was worried we'd make the long hike and see one spout...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Devil's Kitchen was the first trail we did during our visit to Lassen Park. It's not a bad trail but the reason I only rate it as average is because Bumpass Hell is by far the better option if you want to see the parks...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Andy3838
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I make the walk to Devil's Kitchen every 10 years or so and it never fails to disappoint me. The trail itself winds through the Drakesbad meadows and then gently climbs through mostly evergreen forest. A fascinating volcanic feature in this volcanic park. Take water!...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Terre2014
Reviewed July 30, 2017

We were hopeful that the big snowmelt that kept the main park road closed would also mean more than average water at Devil's Kitchen in late July. Alas that was not the case. We took this trail as an alternate to the closed Bumpass Hell...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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