I've long had a fascination with and interest in our National Parks.  I have visited many of them and I thought I heard of all of them.  That was until two years ago when I read a story on the least-visited national parks and the story mentioned Lassen.  I did a couple web searches and couldn't believe what I found.  This appeared to be the perfect park for me... few people, incredible variety in landscape, high altitude, volcanoes, geo-thermal areas, wildflower filled meadows, large forests, and incredible night skies.  How could I not have heard about this park?  It turned out to be all of that and more.  I would put this park high on my list of favorites - right up there with Yosemite and Rocky Mountain National Park.

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