Trail of the Molten Lands


Length: 0.75 miles
Loop Trail? Yes
Type: Backcountry, Nature Trail
Allowed Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? $5.00

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Location: Lava Lands Visitor Center. Deschutes National Forest, Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District, at Lava Butte, 12 mi. south of Bend.
State(s): Oregon
Counties: Deschutes
Longitude: -121.35689
Latitude: 43.90978

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This is a paved, barrier-free interpretive trail running through the heart of a lava flow from the Lava Lands Visitor Center parking lot.

Additional Details

Width: 30 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Asphalt

Average Grade: 4%
Maximum Grade: 6%
Elevation Low Point: 4,500
Elevation High Point: 4,550
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

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:
Marv Lang
Recreation Forester
Deschutes National Forest
Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District
1230 NE 3rd St., Ste. A262
Bend , OR 97701
(541) 383-4793



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