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.
Counties: Linn, Deschutes
Latitude: 43.89528 Longitude: -121.37013
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.
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
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Photos are incorrect
Many of the photos show the similarly named NRT trail in Newberry NVM. This one is correctly described in text and is an excellent accessible interpretive trail at a wonderful scenic point on the Cascade Pass between the sisters and Mt Washington.
June 17, 2018
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