Getting there & away
The park has two entrances. The northern entrance, at Manzanita Lake, is 50 miles east of Redding via Hwy 44. The southwest entrance is on Hwy 89 about 5 miles north of the junction with Hwy 36. From this junction it is 5 miles west on Hwy 36 to Mineral and 48 miles west to Red Bluff. Heading east on Hwy 36 Chester is 25 miles away and Susanville 60. Quincy is 65 miles south from the junction on Hwy 89.
Mt Lassen Transit (530-529-2722) buses between Red Bluff and Susanville run by Mineral, which is the stop closest to the park. There’s no public transport within the park or on the 5 miles between Hwy 36 and the park entrance.