Boiling Springs Lake Loop Trail is a 2.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Old Station, CA that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and camping and is accessible from May until October.
Directions from Chester: Drive westward on Chester Valley Road approximately five miles to Warner Valley Road (County Road 312). Turn right toward Drakesbad and Warner Valley and follow Warner Valley Road 12 miles to the Pacific Crest Trailhead. This road changes to dirt a few miles before reaching the trailhead. It is not recommended for RVs or trailers.
Mildly terrifying to listen to all the gasses bubbling and to see all the water bubbling as you hike past. A great display to remind us that Lassen is only asleep but not extinct.
Snow on the ground and steam in the air.