8 days in Lassen Volcanic National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

8 days in Lassen Volcanic National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Lassen Volcanic National Park & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: Lassen Volcanic National Park
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Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Lassen Volcanic National Park

4
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Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chaos Crags and Jumbles and Devil's Kitchen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lassen Volcanic National Park: Pacific Crest Trail (in Mazama), Hat Creek Rim Overlook (in Old Station) and Wild Horse Sanctuary (in Shingletown). And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Bumpass Hell, contemplate the waterfront views at Manzanita Lake, get a new perspective on nature at Loomis Museum, and admire the sheer force of Mill Creek Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lassen Volcanic National Park trip maker site .

In October, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pacific Crest Trail, Wild Horse Sanctuary, Hat Creek Rim Overlook
Highlights from your plan
Bumpass Hell ©
Bumpass Hell
Manzanita Lake ©
Manzanita Lake
Kings Creek Falls ©
Kings Creek Falls

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): make a trip to Pothole Dome, then take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, and then hike along May Lake Trailhead. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): hike along Four Mile Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Valley View, then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Yosemite National Park. While traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 28°F. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

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