Lava Butte Trail


In Newberry National Volcanic Monument, this trail loops around the crater at the summit of Lava Butte.

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At a Glance

Restrictions: Hiker only.

General Information


This trail is located at the summit of Lava Butte above the Lava Lands Visitor Center.


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Interpretive Areas

This interpretive trail circles the rim of Lava Butte and offers information about the geology of the area.