At Lassen Volcanic Park, you can be inspired both by its natural beauty and by the contrast of what can happen when nature goes wild. Although the last volcanic eruption was in 1921, you can still see the picturesque cinder cones, chaotic rock formations, boiling hot springs, and spiraling mists of sulfuric gases emitted from deep within the earth. You can also fish in beautiful lakes, enjoy boating or simply relax in the great outdoors. Take this quiz to learn more about Lassen Volcanic National Park.
In what state is Lassen Volcanic National Park located?
How do you make your way to the park?
via air taxi
Where can you find accommodations in the park?
a guest ranch
both of the above
What is a main attraction of the park, besides a beautiful landscape?
hot bubbling mud pots
gigantic limestone formations
How big is Lassen Volcanic National Park?
In what year did Lassen Peak begin its most recent eruptions?
How many eruptions did Lassen Peak emit before it finally stopped?
What is the elevation of Lassen Peak?
What is the name of the mountain range of which Lassen Peak is a part?
Cascade Mountain Range
Rocky Mountain Range
California Coast Range
What is the name of a large area where steamy vapors of sulfur float up from underground?
What are the golden flakes that float on the surface of bubbling hot springs?
What is a favorite activity in the park?
snowshoeing and cross-country skiing
downhill skiing and snowboarding
hot springs bathing and steam baths
By what other term is Lassen Peak popularly referred to?
hells half acre
What is the name of the large area in the park that is still dotted with scorched trees?
Atomic Explosion Circle
What is the name of the park's almost cylindrical mountain, created from lava and ash in the form of multicolored cinders?
When was the crater at the top of Cinder Cone created by the volcano?
What is the name of the lake formed by a dramatic and sudden collapse of a volcanic dome?
Until what year did Lassen Peak hold the record as the last volcano to erupt in the lower 48 states?
How high did the ash and gas rise in the air from the explosive eruption of Lassen Peak in 1915?
What is the name of a popular hiking trail that stretches for more than 2,500 miles and passes through the park's backcountry?