This trail is located within the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. It crosses the floor of Newberry Caldera from the Crater Rim Trail near Cinder Hill, to the Crater Rim Trail near the entrance station at Paulina Lake. This trail is an easy way to shorten a trip around the Crater Rim Trail. It also connects into the Lost Lake Trail No. 3958.2 and Parallel Trail No. 3958.3.
At a Glance
Trailhead is a Recreation Pass Site - Vehicle Permit - $5 Day Pass or $30 Annual Pass or other valid Recreation Passes.
This trail can be accessed from the Crater Rim Trail No. 3957, Big Obsidian Flow Trailhead, and from the Chief Paulina Horse Camp.