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Bumpass Hell, Lassen Volcanic National Park

Categories: Hot Springs, Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Bumpass Hell is located in Lassen Volcanic National Park. To visit Bumpass Hell and other attractions in Lassen Volcanic National Park, use our Lassen Volcanic National Park tour planner.
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  • Though most places rate this hike as "moderate", its pretty tough to do with kids 5 and under (and almost impossible to do with a stroller). First, the hiking trail is exposed to about 200 feet drops ...  read more »
  • Could have been better weather (50's and very windy). Trail is easy to find with large parking area. Some areas are a little close to comfort to 3,000 foot drops but just walk careful. I am Not sure I...  read more »
  • This is a must see in Lassen. We were there with snow on the trail but not so much to make it difficult to pass. Beautiful views along the trail that culminates in the pictured walkways through the su...  read more »
  • What a hike! This is such a great place to go to and bring ur family and friends. Will definitely be coming back here. :)
  • What an incredible place to visit. It might be a little more strenuous than some of the guides give it credit, but it's well worth the extra effort.
  • Out of the ordinary... but really cool. There are boiling pools and holes that belch out foul smelling steam!
  • This is an absolutely amazing place inside Lassen Volcanic National Park. The place is not reachable by vehicle, and a short and easy hike is required. Bumpass Hell is at the end of the trail and easy to spot due to the many steam vents and strong smell of hydrogen sulphide. There's a catwalk over all kinds of interesting volcanic vents and boiling mud ponds and visitors should be safe as long as they don't step out of it.
  • After hiking the mile or so, one is transported to a very different landscape. Dotted with fumaroles and bubbling pools, this beautiful alien world is worth the visit.
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