Sun-Lava Paved Path

This 5.5 mile paved multi-use path within the national forest land travels in and outside the boundaries of the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. The non-motorized path travels from the Lava Lands Visitor Center to the Benham Falls area, down to Sunriver.

At a Glance

Fees: Recreation fees are required for vehicles at Lava Lands Visitor Center May 1 through Columbus Day weekend. Off-season is available.
Open Season: Year-Around
Usage: Medium

General Information


From Bend, OR: Travel approximately 8 miles south on Highway 97 and take the Lava Lands Visitor Center exit on the right. The Sun-lava paved path is accessed the southwestern corner of the west parking lot.


Road Cycling