Lava River Trail

Type: Nature Trail
Length: 0.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: In Willamette National Forest at McKenzie Pass on SR 242, W of Sisters.

States: Oregon
Counties: Linn, Deschutes
Latitude: 43.89528   Longitude: -121.37013

43.895277, -121.370132


This short, paved interpretive trail offers remarkable views of lava that flowed from Yapoah Crater. Interpretive signs share geologic information on the lava formations along the trail.

Additional Details

Width: 36 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Asphalt

Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: 5,300
Elevation High Point: 5,300
Year Designated: 1980

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Steve Otoupalik
Willamette National Forest
P.O. Box 10607 McKinzie Hwy.
McKenzie Bridge , OR 97413
(541) 822-3381



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