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Relief maps, trail maps, interesting displays on (what else) vulcanology. They serve espresso... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yog-Sothoth
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San Francisco, California
A Good Orientation to the Park

We always make the Visitor Center our first stop in National Parks. The staff can answer any... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Maryann L
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Fair Oaks, California
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Highway 89, Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
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All reviewsgift shopvisitor centerclean restroomspotato saladfriendly and helpful stafftopographical mapgreat movienational park passportnice centergreat place to startgreat informationsmall museumdifferent typesfirst stopgreat stopsouthwest entranceall ages
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Relief maps, trail maps, interesting displays on (what else) vulcanology. They serve espresso, which you will want to power you up the trail.

Thank Yog-Sothoth
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We always make the Visitor Center our first stop in National Parks. The staff can answer any questions and offer suggestions and advice about camping, hiking and conditions in the park. This Center is at the southwest entrance to the park and offers exhibits, a...More

Thank Maryann L
Reviewed August 17, 2018

A convenient place to stop on your way: interpretive exhibits, clean restrooms, books & souvenirs, and a good cafe.

Thank ronks
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Brief exhibits, snack bar, restrooms, tables with umbrellas outside for those who brought a picnic. Small museum, cool 3D map of the park.

Thank SheWhoTravelsTooMuch
Reviewed July 21, 2018

I was happy when I entered there and the NPS staff was very helpful. They answered my questions and they do a great job at doing it. Some even do it for free. So refreshing to see volunteers doing what they love

Thank Kimberly F
Reviewed July 6, 2018

This is a small but interesting visitor's center. I loved the volcanic rock explanations. Friendly and helpful staff. But, the concession is the worst I've seen in any national park.

Thank 7,268
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We stopped in the Visitors Center to get info for our visit, and found that the road through the park was closed due to overnight snow. The plows were working to get it open. While waiting (about and hour) we viewed the video on the...More

Thank kmc11_11
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I wish I had gotten Taylor's last name. He was kind, informative and gave the best recommendations. I'd stop at the visitor's center a 3rd time just to get more tips.

Thank CoastalBadger
Reviewed June 20, 2018

This visitor has informational booths, gift shop & eatery. You can get trail maps and your national park passport stamped here. Very good view of the peek can be had from here. They show a 20 min video detailing the 4 types of volcanoes that...More

Thank Srinivasan K
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Nice center with a lot of fun volcano facts and hands on activities for young and old to enjoy. Ranger information desk, Small gift shop and Cafe area. We ate the pulled pork sandwich, it came with potato salad both were excellent.

Thank 2rollon
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