Devastated Area Interpretive Trail, Lassen Volcanic National Park

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Devastated Area Interpretive Trail is located in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Plan your visit to Devastated Area Interpretive Trail and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lassen Volcanic National Park itinerary app .
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  • We really enjoyed this trail. It is super easy and short, but it has so much information by way of signs (even have audio). There are giant boulders that shot out of the volcano long ago, so you can r...  more »
  • This is a short, flat and mostly shaded trail with interpretive signs that explain the rocks and the volcanic explosions that brought them to their destination. It's worth the stop.  more »
  • The trail was at the end of the road from Manzanita lake due to snow plowing still happening. The and the information provided was well worth a visit. Would suggest people travelling with kids to visi...  more »

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Where to stay in Lassen Volcanic National Park

You have no shortage of options for camping in Lassen Volcanic National Park. The park contains about 400 sites spread out over eight developed campgrounds, some of which offer amenities such as flush toilets. The sites sometimes fill up on the weekends in summer, so try to arrive early on Friday if you don't have a reservation. The park also provides structured accommodation in camping cabins at Manzanita Lake and a lodge, cabins, and bungalows at Drakesbad Guest Ranch. A handful of lodges and cabin-style resorts sit in the Mineral Area. The town of Chester on the south side of the park offers a mix of inns, motels, lodges, camps, and outdoors-oriented resorts in a tranquil setting beside Lake Almanor.
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