Spattercone Nature Trail

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Self-guided interpretive trail through the origin of the Hat Creek Lava Flow.  See spatter cones, craters, and a beautiful view of the Hat Creek Valley.  Loop trail, approximately 1.7 miles long.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Spatter Cones Nature Trail is currently open through November 15, 2018, weather permitting.  Hike along the fissure of the Hat Creek Lava Flow.  Check out the cones and craters and enjoy a spectacular view of Lassen Peak to the south.
Operational Hours: dawn to dusk
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Usage: Medium
Best Season: spring/summer/fall
Busiest Season: weekends and holidays
Water: yes
Restroom: vault
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: The trail is mainly exposed, bring plenty of water.

General Information

Accessibility:

Accessible restrooms and interpretive kiosk.  Trail paved for a short distance.


Directions:

Hwy 89/44, approximately 1.5 miles south of Hwy 89/44 junction in Old Station.


Parking:

Large parking area with turn around, adequate for buses and RV's.


Activities


Hiking

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Outdoor Learning

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Picnicking

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water April - October
Interpretive Site
Toilets
Parking
Accessible
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