Lava Cast Forest Day Use Interpretive Site

  

This interpretive site is situated the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. The landscape was formed by various lava flows and includes many tree molds that were created as the lava burned through the wood and cooled into casts.

Self guided interpretive brochures are available at the site to take you through the Lava Cast Forest Trail.

There are picnic tables on site.

To learn more about the Lava Cast Forest, download this brochure.

For information about accessible recreation opportunities in Pacific Northwest National Forests, visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/r6/accessiblerecreation

Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass May 1 – September 30. Passes are available at this site, but can also be purchased from Forest Service offices or vendors. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.

Acceptable passes include:

  • $5 Day Pass
  • Northwest Forest Pass
  • Interagency Annual Pass
  • Interagency Senior Pass (America the Beautiful, Golden Age)
  • Interagency Access Pass
  • Interagency Military Pass
  • Every Kid in a Park Pass
  • Northwest Forest ePass

At a Glance

Fees $5/vehicle/day or valid recreation pass from May through September.
Open Season: May - October
Usage: Light-Medium
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment

General Information

General Notes:

For more information call Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District Office:

  • 541-383-4000

Directions:

From Bend, OR :Travel 15 miles south on Highway 97 (3 miles south of Lava Lands Visitor Center), then 10 miles east on Forest Road 9720 (note, this is a gravel road and is rarely maintained).


Accessibility:

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