Travel with Kids

Kids SwimingTake a family vacation on the Volcanic Legacy Byway. You'll find an array of activities for kids and families to enjoy together!

Please follow the links below to discover information on adventures with kids along the Volcanic Legacy Byway.

Visitors ages 6-12 are invited to participate in the Junior Ranger Programs that are offered daily at 5 pm at the Mazama Campground Amphitheater at Crater Lake National Park from late June through Labor Day.

At the Lava Beds National Monument, kids between the ages of 5 and 13 can earn a badge while learning about the amazing caves, history, and wildlife of Lava Beds during a visit. Pick up your copy at the Visitor Center and start exploring!

Are you ready to enter the wild and weird world of volcanoes? If you think you can take the heat, then you are ready to join the Lassen Volcano Club! See all the great kids' pages at the Lassen Volcanic National Park web site.

Education and Traveling Classrooms

For teaching curriculum for grades 2-12 on Lassen National Park, follow this link.

To find out more about Educational Trunks and Resources at Lava Beds National Monument, follow this link.or Call Angela Sutton at (530)667-8119.

To schedule an avalanche awareness and climbing presentation in the Mt. Shasta area for older kids and adults throughout the year, follow this link or call 530-926-9617. To schedule ranger-led class field trips call 530-468-4342.Class field trips are limited, must be scheduled far in advance, and usually occur in the fall.

To find out more about the Crater Lake Science and Learning follow this link.

If you are a teacher and would like to acquire maps for your students, please e-mail us here:
volcanoes in the classroom or call us at 1-866-722-9929.


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Offical Website

VLSB is the Official Website for The Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway All-American Road in California and Oregon.


Visit, the National Byways website from the Federal Highway Administration.


Information center for the
Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway

P.O. Box 832, Mount Shasta, CA 96067 USA

Toll Free (866) 722-9929
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