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Lava Cast Forest

A short walk through a lava field that has left behind impressions of old trees.
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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.7 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview :  This is a cool little trail that takes you through a lava flow.  As the lava flowed around trees it left casts/holes of where the... more »

Tips:  Directions:
Southbound travellers take Hwy 97 South from Bend 10 miles passed Exit 143, take Exit 153, take first left after exit,... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Parking Area Trailhead

2. Holes

These holes were formed when the lava flowed around trees. Later after the trees rot away all that was left was these casts.

3. Views of the lava flow

Great views of the lava that oozed out of Newberry Crater 6,000 year ago.