Streambank lotus             Terminal Geyser (really a fumarole)               trail junction in Red firs

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We hike the trails of Lassen National Park and Caribou Wilderness.  Our maps are free to you, the hiker.


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Terminal Geyser in-and-back

season:  Aug-Oct (snow Nov-June, mosquitos July)

length:  6.3 miles

elevation gain:  1050'

elevation range:  5600-6250'

rules: Lassen National Park

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Terminal Geyser is not a geyser at all (there are no geysers in Lassen).  But it is a big fumarole (steam vent).  And the hike includes Boiling Springs Lake and Drakesbad Hot Springs as bonuses.

It is a medium long walk out there, mostly in deep woods.

This is the only hike in Lassen to visit three separate hydrothermal features