Lava Island Day Use Area
This site offers access to the Deschutes River Trail as well as an area to remove rafts from the Deschutes River. There is no boat ramp for backing trailers into the river. Travel downstream beyond this take-out point is not recommended due to dangerous rapids.
Dogs must be on leash at all trailheads throughout the year and on the Deschutes River Trail from May 15-September 15.
Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass. Passes are NOT available at this site, but can be purchased from Forest Service offices or vendors. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.
At a Glance
|Fees:||Recreation Fee Site: $5/vehicle/day – On-site payment not available (the nearest fee tube is at the junction of Forest Service Road 41 and 46).|
|Passes:||Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased. Acceptable passes include:
From Bend, OR: Travel 7.9 miles west on Cascade Lakes Highway (46), then 0.4 miles south on Forest Road 41, and then 0.8 miles east on Forest Road 4120.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Boating - Non-Motorized
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