Lava Cast Forest Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

In the Newberry National Volcanic Monument, this paved interpretive loop trail helps you discover the strange world of tree molds formed 7,000 years ago by molten lava. Some sections are too narrow or steep for wheelchairs.

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

At a Glance

Fees Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires payment/recreation pass. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.
Open Season: May - Late Fall (open until not accessible due to snow)
Restrictions: Horses & mountain bikes prohibited.
Passes: Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires payment/recreation pass. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.

General Information

Directions:

From Bend, head south on Highway 97 for approximately 15 miles.  Get off at the Sunriver exit and turn left (heading east).  Follow the gravel Forest Service Road #9720 approximately 10 miles until it dead ends at the trailhead.


Activities


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
0.9 miles

  Elevation : 
5750 - 5850

 

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