South Lava OHV Staging Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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South Lava OHV Staging area is located on the south end of the East Fort Rock OHV Trail system. This staging area is more remote than the staging areas on the north end of the trail system and provides access to several of the more difficult rated trails in a less populated area. The Ice Rock Quarry Play area is also easily accessed from the staging area. The area will accommodate small groups, RVs and trailers. Vehicular access is via the Finley Butte Road (Road 22) from LaPine and then approximately 2 miles of red cinder surfaced road into the staging area. A vault toilet is located on site.

These trails and facilities are operated and maintained for your enjoyment by Central Oregon Combined OHV Operations (a Forest Service, & Bureau of Land Management Cooperative agreement), Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation ATV Funds, support from Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S and Yamaha OHV Initiative grants, several user groups and many other volunteers

At a Glance

Fees No Fee
Permit Info: Oregon ATV Operators Permit
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Central Oregon OHV Operations for the Deschutes National Forest
Information Center:
  • Central Oregon OHV Operations: 541-383-4000
  • OHV Hotline: 24 hour recorded information, 541-383-4010


General Information


From Hwy 97 in LaPine, travel 24 miles east on Finley Butte Road (County Road 22) and then approximately 2 miles north on Forest Road 2248.

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