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

Open Season: May
Restrictions: Horses & mountain bikes prohibited.
Passes: Recreation Fee Area.  Fee season May 1st - September 30th.  Click here for passes that are accepted.

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.


Accessibility:

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Activities


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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
0.9 miles

  Elevation : 
5750 - 5850

 

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