By Keeghan H.


Lassen Volcanic is national park and it is really beautiful. There are so many lakes and views that you can see!! There is a lot of things to do so you will never run out. There is Swimming, Hiking, Boating and etc. It is really cool. It has warm temperatures. There is a visitor center that is open everyday except for November 24th and December 25th.


Location/Size/Distance


My park is located in Mill Creek, California. The size of my park is approximately 150 square miles, or over 106,000 acres. The distance of my park from Oskaloosa IA to Mill Creek California is 24 hours and 11 mins. That would be a long time!! It also would be a big park if it was 106,000 acres!! The Location of my visitor center is in the southwest entrance of my park. On State Route 89.
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The view.


Park Hours


My park is open year round and 24 hours a day. The road access is limited in the Winter months. Again the visitor center is open everyday except November 24th and December 25th. 9 a.m.- 6 a.m.

Climate


Winter: Is in the 50's. Spring: 50's 60's 70's. Summer: 70's and 80's. Fall 70's, 60's, and 50's. It gets cooler in the fall. But warmer in the summer.
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Main Park Road in the Winter.


Facts


It is home to meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes and numerous volcanoes. Boiling Springs Lake accessed from the Warner Valley trailhead this short hike leads to a bubbling lake with the temperature of 125 degrees. Lassen Peak is topped with craters.

History


It became a national park on August 9th 1916. Theodore Roosevelt helped make it a national park. The history of Lassen Volcanic is that it was named after Peter Lassen. It was an area for meeting Native American Groups. The Native Americans camped herein warmer for hunting and gathering.

Things to See


If you go day hiking you will be able to see the views of different trails. If you go backpacking you can see the numerous lakes and the and the mountains that are hidden behind the park roads. You can also see the meadows that are hidden behind the park roads.

Things to Do


You can go boating. There is a lot of things to see when you go day hiking. Last but not least there is swimming.
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Hiking Trail.


Resources:

**http://www.lassen.volcanic.national-park.com/info.htm**

http://www.nps.gov/index.htm

Resources for pics:

http://www.nps.gov/index.htm