1699 HWY 273,
Anderson, CA 96007
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All of the known historic eruptions in the contiguous United States have been from Cascade volcanoes. – The Cascade Range is a mountainous region stretching from northern California to British Columbia, Canada. Beautiful to look at, the Cascade Range mountains offer inspiration and beauty beyond compare.
The Cascades are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, the ring of volcanoes around the Pacific Ocean. All of the known historic eruptions in the contiguous United States have been from Cascade volcanoes. The last Cascade volcano to erupt in California was Lassen Peak, which erupted from 1914 to 1921. Lassen is the most southerly active volcano of the Cascade chain.
There are 7 national forests in the Cascade area in California: Klamath National Forest, Lassen National Forest, Mendocino National Forest, Modoc National Forest, Plumas National Forest and Shasta-Trinity National Forest, as well as the Lava Beds National Monument. Shasta-Trinity National Forest is the largest National Forest in California with 2.2-million acres encompassing five wilderness areas. The forest spans 6 California counties that include Humboldt, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity counties. Lassen Volcanic National Park in the Lassen National Forest was established in 1916 during the time the mountain peak was erupting. The park includes the most extensive and active thermal areas in the United States outside Yellowstone National Park.