Cinder Hill Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trailhead is located in the center of Cinder Hill campground and accessses Newberry Crater Trail #3958, which offers access to the Cinder Hill viewpoint. 

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.

Acceptable passes include:

  • $5 Day Pass
  • Northwest Forest Pass
  • Interagency Annual Pass
  • Interagency Senior Pass (America the Beautiful, Golden Age)
  • Interagency Access Pass
  • Interagency Military Pass
  • Every Kid in a Park Pass
  • Northwest Forest ePass

At a Glance

Fees $5 per vehicle/day or a valid recreation pass
Open Season: June
Usage: Light

General Information


From Bend, OR: Travel 23.5 miles south on Highway 97 then 17.6 miles east on County Road 21, and 0.5 miles north on Forest Road 2100-700. Cinder Hill is the last campground that you come to on the road beyond Paulina and East Lakes in the Newberry Caldera.

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