Lassen in Spring 2: Sulphur Works

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Sulphur Works is a hydrothermal area near the center of the ancient Brokeoff Volcano. It is the most accessible hydrothermal area in the Lassen Volcanic National Park, being right along the main drive (Route 89) through the park, south of Mount Lassen:

Brokeoff Mountain, here seen from Bumphass Hell trailhead parking lot, rises to the west of Sulphur Works:

Nearby mountains are typical forested Cascades. From the south, looking towards the Sulphur Works:

And from the Sulphur Works themselves:

The main hydrothermal feature is a boiling cauldron of muddy water:

Across the street are some more vents along a painted hill: