Lassen National Forest - Driving

Lassen National Forest Backcountry Byway

Lassen National Forest Backcountry Byway Guide Cover ImageComplete Backcountry Byway Guide in PDF (80 MB)


Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway

[Image] Logo and Link to the Volcanic Legacy Scenic BywayAlong this 500 mile journey from volcano to volcano you will find opportunities for adventure, exploration, communion with nature and an appreciation for the culture and history of the region.

The southern end of the byway begins at California's Lake Almanor, just miles from the active geothermal features at Lassen Volcanic National Park. The northern end of the byway is capped by Crater Lake National Park in Oregon where mysteries of the earth's interior are studied.