Drakesbad Guest Ranch

Name
Drakesbad Guest Ranch
Country:
United States
Zone:
Pacific
Description

A 110 year old rustic Guest Ranch in the heart of Lassen Volcanic National Park. 19 guest rooms with American plan. The Ranch has no electricity, television, restricted phone service, no radio or cell phone reception nor internet access. Our staff provides scenic horseback rides to several hydrothermal sites and other sightseeing spots. Professional Fly Fishing guides provide expert instructions with a catch and release policy. Physical Therapist providing soothing massages and our international staff offers outstanding customer service. The Ranch received the " Outstanding Service Award " by the California Restaurant and Lodging Association in 2006. Open from Early June through mid October. 150 miles of hiking trails offer sheer unlimited challenges for nature lovers as well as wild life viewing. Lassen Volcanic National Park was established in 1916 as the 13th National Park in the US. It covers 106.000 acres and contains a variety of hydrothermal sites. In addition to Lassen Peak, an active plug dome Volcano, the largest in the world, the Park is a living landscape with over 700 types of plants and 240 species of animals. Frommer's tour guide picked Lassen Park as one of the best travel destination in the world in 2008. Kohm Yah Mah Nee Visitor Center is the only Platinum rated LEED structure in the National Park Service System. The Resort is a member of the Green Hotel Association and has received an honorable mentioning for renewable resource management by the National Park Service.

Location

Northeast corner of the State of California on the West coast of the USA and the most Southern tip of the Pacific Cascades and on the edge of the Northern tip of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The Ranch is located at the half way mark of the famous Pacific Crest Hiking Trail, surrounded by an ancient Volcano rim at a 6000 ft. elevation.

Advice to our visitors

Located at a 6000 ft. elevation, you can experience a fluctuation between day and night time temperatures.. We recommend some warm clothes for the night, rain gear for the occasional thunder storm and a pair of solid hiking boots. Light summer clothes are suitable for day time. A flashlight for your evening star gazing in the hydrothermal heated swimming pool or nightly gathering at the campfire is recommended.

Prices
  • Bungalow, full bath, all meals: U$S 358
  • Rustic 1 bedroom cabin or lodge room, half bath, all meals : U$S 310
Prices shown are subject to changes. Please consult.
Services
  • Payment with credit cards is accepted
  • Massages
  • Swimming Pool
  • Babysiter
  • Small horses for children
  • Hot and cold water 24 hours
  • Laundry service, ironing and drying
  • Maid Service
  • Full Board
Activities
  • Horseback riding
  • Canoeing/ Boating
  • Conservation Areas/Projects
  • Kayaking
  • Cycling/Mountain Biking
Languages
  • German
  • English

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