Lassen Park Road climbs high over the southeast shoulder of the peak, almost to timberline, in an area that has recorded some of the heaviest snowfalls on earth.
Near the road summit is a parking area for the trail to the summit of Lassen Peak.
Pinemat manzanita covering the ground under red fir and white pinePinemat manzanita covering the ground under red fir and white pine
, CaliforniaDate photographed: July 31, 2006
Mountain hemlocks on Lassen PeakA mountain hemlock forest at timberline on the east side of Lassen Peak
Lassen Volcanic National Park, CaliforniaDate photographed: July 22, 2011
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