Lassen Volcanic National Park

Where (i.e. geography) the park is located?

Lassen Volcanic National Park is located in Northern California, which is 3 hours from Sacramento.


Why was the national park established?

The national park was established because the Lassen Peak erupted between 1914 and 1921 it gained lots of press from the public. Its volcanic beauty, which includes the Lassen Peak and Cinder Cone, is one of the largest dome volcanoes in the world. The park also holds lots of significant cultural resources, which include 84 historic buildings that are from the Civilian Conservation Corps era, 70 Native American Archeological sites, and portions of the Nobles Emigrant Trail.

  1. Who founded Lassen Volcanic National Park?

President Theodore Roosevelt was the founder of Lassen Volcanic National Park. The Wilderness Act was installed for the Park and this act restricted the construction of roads, buildings, and the use of motorized vehicles in the wilderness.


  1. For what purpose?

The purpose of the Lassen Volcanic National Park was for recreation purposes and for the public to explore their natural curiosities. The park Promotes lots of diversity of Traditional historical sites.




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