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Ranger-Led Snowshoe Walks at Lassen Park Saturdays and Sundays until April 2, 2017

Posted January 09th 2017

Ranger-led Snowshoe Walks at Lassen Volcanic National Park 

Saturdays and Sundays January 7 through April 2, 2017
Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center | 1:30 - 3:30 pm

IMPORTANT: Ranger-led snowshoe walks are subject to weather conditions and can be cancelled during winter storms. Please call the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center at 530-595-4480 for further information.

Ranger-led snowshoe walks are an excellent way to learn or practice snowshoeing techniques and explore Lassen in its winter form. Route and distance varies depending on group ability and fitness. At the beginning of each snowshoe walk, a ranger will demonstrate how to put on snowshoes and how to move around. Once the basic techniques are covered, the group heads out into the snow and the adventure begins!

Location is at the park's southwest entrance off of Hwy 36. There are no ranger-led walks at the park's northwest entrance. Snowshoes are provided, a $1 donation is requested to cover maintenance costs. Organized groups planning on attending a regularly scheduled walk must schedule a ranger-led snowshoe walk outside of regularly scheduled walks. Space is limited to 40 people per program. A ticket must be obtained in person the day of in order to attend the walk. Walks are open to those eight years of age and older; children in carriers are not allowed due to safety concerns. Poles are not permitted due to safety concerns. Snowshoes are only provided for the ranger-led activity;the park does not rent snowshoes or other winter equipment.

For more details please call:  

Lassen Volcanic National Park Recorded Road & Visitor Information
Telephone: (530) 595-4480 

Website: https://www.nps.gov/lavo/planyourvisit/ranger_led_programs.htm

Remember to check the Alerts and Conditions at the link below before you drive to the Park.

Lassen Volcanic National Park Alerts and Conditions 
https://www.nps.gov/lavo/planyourvisit/conditions.htm 

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Ranger-Led Snowshoe Walks at Lassen Park Saturdays and Sundays until April 2, 2017
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