Lassen Volcanic National Park
Only 45 miles east of Redding is Lassen Volcanic National Park. A dormant plug dome, Lassen Peak is the focus of the park which covers 166 square miles of distinctive landscape.
Listen to the earth hiss at this thrilling park, protecting California's only dormant volcano (it last erupted in 1915). Interestingly, the four types of volcano found in the world are represented in this park, miles of hiking trails wind you through bubbling mud pots and steaming vents..