Lassen National Park celebrates anniversary
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — Friday, May 22 marked the 100th anniversary of the Lassen Peak eruption and Lassen Volcanic National Park is ready to celebrate. Join Lassen Volcanic staff and scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey for special events celebrating a series of Lassen Peak eruptions that brought Lassen to the world stage and helped pave the way for the establishment of the park Aug. 9, 1916.
Information on the eruption celebration, including the schedule of special events, can be found on the park’s website at nps.gov/lavo/planyourvisit/centennial.htm. Manzanita Lake Campground opened for the summer May 22. Butte Lake and Warner Valley campgrounds open June 5. Juniper Lake and Summit Lake North and South campgrounds open June 26. Visitor services available include the Manzanita Lake Camper Store, Lassen Café and Gifts and the Lassen Association Bookstore at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center.