Ahjumawi State Park is only accessible by watercraft, providing visitors with a primitive, quiet, and historic experience unlike any other. Twenty miles of trails vary from 1.5 miles to more than five miles long. Hike along fresh water springs; Explore lava tubes and spatter cones; Take in views of the Cascade Range.
Lassen National Forest has incredible opportunities for fishing, backpacking, hiking, ATV, and equestrian adventures. Home to multiple developed campgrounds, wilderness areas, and day use areas, you can easily find a place to connect with. Visit or contact the Old Station Visitor Information Center for up to date forest information and hiking trail maps.
Lassen National Park provides visitors with many of the same volcanic features that make Yellowstone the most popular National Park in America, with less than half the crowds. Endless hiking trails, pristine mountain lakes, and incredible views enchant all who visit.
The Pacific Crest Trail is one of our country's most iconic trails. The trail spans from Mexico, 2,650 miles to Canada. Our Intermountain area is about halfway through the PCT. Visitors interested in a shorter trip on the PCT can backpack through Lassen National Park and Forest towards Mt. Shasta. A great option for a day hike starts at Hat Creek Rim Overlook. Dynamic views of the Southern Cascade range trail through fields of wildflowers in the spring.
Fed by mountain springs, the magnificent Burney Falls flows year round. McArthur Burney Falls Memorial State Park has camping, hiking, and boating opportunities. The falls are so lovely that Theodore Roosevelt pronounced them one of the wonders of the world. The short falls loop hike is a must if visiting the Intermountain area. Other hiking adventures can be accessed through the park. Follow the PCT north for views of Lake Britton and Pit 3 Dam. Follow the PCT south for a gradual climb through oak forests to views of Hat Creek.