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This was an interesting stop to see the effects of an avalanche. The rocks in places are over 130... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Cherie P
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Pahrump, Nevada
Favorite part of the park

Read up on the geology of this place first. You'll get a lot more out of the visit if you do. Rocks... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
7268
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Oakland, California
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

This was an interesting stop to see the effects of an avalanche. The rocks in places are over 130 ft. Deep.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cherie P
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Read up on the geology of this place first. You'll get a lot more out of the visit if you do. Rocks everywhere. It's amazing to think that all these rocks came from the side of that mountain.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

How can such a beautiful area be the site of such destruction? Volcanoes are a powerful source of nature.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

This section of Lassen is unusual. The jumbles are an amazing sight. It makes you wonder how the rocks got to be so round. It's beautiful, but sort of Sci Fi.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sagecoach1
Reviewed March 12, 2018

An unusual sight that we weren't expecting. This is the remains of a massive landslide that created a huge area of rocks covering the landscape. Now nature is encroaching once more. Take care if you scramble on the rocks - it would be easier to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank marlarkey99
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Lava field. It's neat to get out and walk through the rocks that you now know blew out from the side of a mountain!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jabubet
Reviewed September 19, 2017

If you don't follow the park map, it's easy to drive past this turn-out and miss the jumble of rocks. Hiking is a little tough, but seeing the crags and listening to the peacefulness of the area made for a great stopping point.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank stevevw31
Reviewed November 2, 2016

We stopped at the Museum first, as we drove through from north to south, and I thought 7 bucks was a bit expensive for the guide book, but it was so worth it! I understand they also have a app for smart phones. Without it...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Steve C
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

This is another fascinating aspect of Lassen. Be sure and read the interpretive sign that explains the crags and jumbles.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank hurricanemama
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Interpretive signs give a quick information about more recent events at Lassen (i.e. last century). One can see most from the view point without a hike.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Christy212121
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