Ranger led snowshoe walk at Lassen Volcanic National Park

Guided Snowshoe Walks

Ranger Led Snowshoe Walks

Join a Ranger-led snowshoe walk at Lassen Volcanic National Park. Guided treks are available on Saturdays and Sundays, January 6, 2024, through March 31, 2024, and leave from the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Hikes begin promptly at 1:30 pm and are approximately two hours long. Hikes do not follow a distinct route or visible trail.

How to Participate

A free ticket* is required to participate. You can pick up a free ticket on the day of the hike at the information desk inside the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. We do not take reservations in advance or hold spots. Tickets are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning at 9 am on the day of the hike. Space is limited. Sometimes, weekends can be busy, and snowshoe hikes fill, especially if it’s a holiday weekend. If you’re concerned about getting a spot, we recommend arriving before 11 am to secure a free ticket.

Important Note: Hikes may be canceled at the last minute due to extreme weather conditions. Please feel free to call (530) 595-4480 ahead of time to check on the conditions.


Snowshoes are provided only for ranger-led snowshoe walks; the park does not rent snowshoes or other winter equipment. Donations are welcome and support snowshoe maintenance. You may bring snowshoes also.

Who Can Participate

Ranger-led snowshoe walks are open to individuals eight and older; children in carriers are not allowed due to safety concerns.
Organized groups (such as church groups, scout groups, hiking clubs, etc.) of 10 or more will not be accommodated on the public walks due to limited space.

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