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).
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
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:

General Information

Directions:

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.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

Day Hiking

Boating - Non-Motorized

Click here for boating regulations.

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.9867

  Longitude : 
-121.4003

  Elevation : 
3900