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The interpretive hub for the Newberry National Volcanic Monument.
58201 South Highway 97, Bend, OR 97707
+1 541-593-2421
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not often that you see lava rocks, especially such an extensive amount of them in one place. It was great to walk among them, read about them and see the views from them. Worth the trip - take the time to do it.

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my 2nd time visiting, and this time I made sure I arrived as soon as they opened so we could hike the trail before the heat made it unbearable (today was going to be in the upper 90's). Doing the hike first, then...More

Thank LeniPDX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the busy months, the road to the lookout is by bus only. Having driven the road when the bus was not available, I would urge the bus over navigating the narrow one lane road with two lane traffic. There is an easy circumferential trail...More

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t miss this unique natural landmark! For just a few dollars, you can take a shuttle bus to the top of the Lava Butte, where you will have a great view of everything around you as well as the inside of an extinct volcano. We...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the way to Sunriver, easy access.Plenty of parking, educational videos are shown. good place to learn about Volcanic seismic activity

Thank srimanone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff gave abundant information for the area - what to see, what to expect, how to get there, etc. Very informative about the history, landscape and terrain. Excellent intro starting point!

Thank Luther N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun for kids to adults as the area is so amazing to see. Take the shuttle to the top for a great view of all the lava flows as well as a wonder view of the mountains.

Thank susanwP4015ST
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I took my 9 year old and we had a great day. She did the Junior Ranger program and we hiked all around and took the shuttle to the top. We had a great day!

Thank felicityflop
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This was very informative and the views from the top were awesome. We attempted to hike the hill but the trail does not go all the way to the top so we backtracked and took the shuttle to the top. Walked the loop, took lots...More

2  Thank Avmig
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Good displays. Invitation to touch the various types of rock. An overview film. Friendly docents. Good bathrooms.

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Shari W
26 June 2016|
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Response from 1020bluestem | Reviewed this property |
The lava tube is an easy walk with the flashlight but uneven services so you just have to be careful and keep the light well lit. Good batteries. I think it was a mile down and a mile back. But you don't have to go all the... More
jeff h
27 June 2015|
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Response from Candice C | Reviewed this property |
The new bus that takes you up to the top of the butte costs, I think, about $3 per person. It's a new function of the park because there is so little parking up there and the road is narrow. You can stay up there as long... More