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2017 Dark Sky Festival At Lassen Volcanic National Park (held annually)

By Melissa Wynn Since the dawn of time man has been fascinated with the night sky and all that inhabits the heavens. Join us this summer, August 11-13, 2017 for the Dark Sky Festival at Lassen Volcanic National Park.  Special programs, presentations, hikes, and Junior Ranger Night Explorer activities will be offered, hosted by park rangers, astronomers, and astrobiologists celebrating all that is out of this world. Do you know where in the sky to find the constellation that matches your sign, be it Libra, Leo or Sagitarius? Learn the answer to this and more at this amazing three...

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Lake Almanor Travel Guide – Chester, Plumas County Visitors, NorCal, Mt. Lassen Volcanic National Park

LOCALS’ & VISITORS’ GUIDE TO THE AREA Lake Almanor – Chester Area   View HOURLY WEATHER Conditions – CHESTER, CA FIND Events at Mt. Lassen Volcanic National Park Welcome to the Lake Almanor-Chester Area Near Mt. Lassen Volcanic National Park  Find Information on Visiting the Park  CAMPGROUNDS & RV Parks Almanor Area RESORTS & LODGING NEAR ALMANOR LAKE ALMANOR-CHESTER AREA DINING GUIDE Friday Night Movies Schedule – Chester Hourly weather graph – Chester Our current fully digital magazine  PLEASE VISIT OUR SPONSORS IN THE BUSINESS CORNER MT. LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK LAKE ALMANOR IN THE FALL BERRY PICKING IN AUGUST...

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Visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park-Useful Information

Lassen Volcanic National Park is the crown jewel of Northern California. This natural wonder draws visitors from around the globe and is the primary tie that binds our mountains and valleys together as an outstanding tourist destination. USEFUL LINKS below take you to (courtesy of) NPS.gov: General Information Directions Campgrounds Special Events Getting Around Fees & Reservations Pets Operating Hours Lodging Accessibility Current Conditions Drakesbad Guest Ranch Weather Where to Eat Read about one of our favorite trips to the park, and our stay at Drakesbad Guest Ranch. Lassen Peak began erupting in 1914, blew its top proper in...

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park By Melissa Wynn Lassen Peak began erupting in 1914, blew its top proper in 1915, and rumbled periodically until 1921. This activity forever changed the surrounding area and created the mystical playground we all enjoy. Lassen Volcanic was established as a national park August 9, 1916 to preserve for posterity the rare and curious, active volcanic landscape. Today the mountain is quietly stewing and visitors from around the globe come every year to explore the mysteries of Lassen Volcanic National Park’s 106,000 acres. The western portion of this amazing study in geology features great lava...

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Hot Spring Pool at Drakesbad Guest Ranch – Mt. Lassen Volcanic National Park

DRAKESBAD GUEST RANCH at Mt. Lassen Volcanic National Park From NorCalTravelGuide.com, by Eileen Majors [media-credit name=”NorCalTravelGuide.com” align=”alignleft” width=”162″][/media-credit] THE ESCAPE Long lists of things to pick up at the store, dust on the furniture and a pile of laundry was beckoning me to stay home. Work had been stacking up for weeks but with wisdom being doled out for free and given without reproach to all who ask, I decided to go ahead and asked for a little enlightenment. I walked past the library table where one grandchild had proudly written their name in the dust and made my...

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