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Lava Beds National Monument Scenic Drive :: Tulelake, CA

A forty-mile-long drive that makes an open loop through Lava Beds National Monument, passing cinder cones, vast lava flows, lava tube caves, the site of the Modoc Indian War, and the wetlands of Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The Lava Beds Natio

Tule Lake-Lava Beds National Monument :: Tulelake, CA

The phrase “out in the tulies” means being off in the middle of nowhere, about as far from civilization as you can be. Whoever coined the term may well have had Tule Lake in mind. Not only is the lake home to the tule grasses mentione

Lava Beds National Monument Waterfalls :: Tulelake, CA

This area may seem downright unearthly at times. Strangely shaped cones, twisted rock, and solidified lava bring to mind sci-fi movies rather than northern California. Indeed, geology buffs and laypeople alike will appreciate the insight this nationa

County Road 126 :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

County Road 126 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Modoc County, California. It is within Lava Beds National Monument. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 4,043 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of

Petroglyph Bluff Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Petroglyph Bluff Trail is a hiking trail in Modoc County, California. It is within Lava Beds National Monument. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 4,094 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 195 feet. N

Gold Digger Pass Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Gold Digger Pass Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Modoc National Forest, Lava Beds Wilderness, and Lava Beds National Monument. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 4,719 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is

Gillem Bluff Historic Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Gillem Bluff Historic Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Lava Beds National Monument. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 4,063 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 475

Big Nasty Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Big Nasty Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Modoc National Forest, Lava Beds Wilderness, and Lava Beds National Monument. It is two miles long and begins at 5,329 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 mil

Hardin Butte Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Hardin Butte Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Lava Beds National Monument. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 4,430 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 232 feet.

Bunchgrass Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Bunchgrass Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Lava Beds National Monument. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 4,831 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 226 feet. Near

Lyons Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Lyons Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County and Modoc County, California. It is within Lava Beds Wilderness and Lava Beds National Monument. It is 9.6 miles long and begins at 4,062 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 19.2 miles with a

Sheepherder Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Sheepherder Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Lava Beds National Monument. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 4,053 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 179 feet.

Symbol Bridge Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Symbol Bridge Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Lava Beds National Monument. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 4,578 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 141 feet. T

Powerline Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Powerline Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Lava Beds Wilderness and Lava Beds National Monument. It is 6.2 miles long and begins at 4,063 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 12.4 miles with a total elevati

Caldwell Minor Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Caldwell Minor Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Lava Beds Wilderness and Lava Beds National Monument. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 4,644 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total ele

Three Sisters Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Three Sisters Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Siskiyou County and Modoc County, California. It is within Modoc National Forest, Lava Beds Wilderness, and Lava Beds National Monument. It is 7.2 miles long and begins at 4,631 feet altitud

Schonchin Lookout Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Schonchin Lookout Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Lava Beds National Monument. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 4,817 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 485 fee

Whitney Butte Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Whitney Butte Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Lava Beds Wilderness and Lava Beds National Monument. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 4,900 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.4 miles with a total elev

Missing Link Trail :: Lava Beds National Monument, CA

Missing Link Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Lava Beds National Monument. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 4,578 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 79 feet. The

Modoc National Forest Area Campgrounds :: Canby, CA

Most of this area lies within the borders of the Modoc National Forest, 1.6 million acres of varied terrain that includes meadows, wetlands, forests, and lava fields. The national forest shelters more than 300 species of wildlife, including pronghorn

John Day Fossil Beds Loop :: Mount Vernon, OR

A 119-mile loop through the colorful gorge of the Sheep Rock Unit of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, and through northeastern Oregon orchards and mountains. Starting in the cattle country of John Day, the drive moves west, then switches to de

Bend, Newberry Crater :: Bend, OR

A 42.3-mile drive through pine forests and lava beds to the summit of Newberry Crater National Volcanic Monument. Starting in Bend, the drive heads south, then turns east and climbs to over 6,000 feet elevation to the National Monument. The first twe

43n42 :: Modoc National Forest, CA

43n42 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Modoc National Forest. It is two miles long and begins at 6,401 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 387 feet. Th

Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge Trail :: Tulelake, CA

This easy trail travels a mix of paved and gravel roads past a variety of interesting features in the Tule Lake region. The first section runs along the gravel roads of Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge. It passes along the south side of Sump 1-A be

Sand Buttes Trail :: Tulelake, CA

Sand Buttes Trail travels along the south side of a lava field, east of Lava Beds National Monument. The trail is predominantly smooth, with sections of embedded rock. The surface can be uneven, with some deep, fine sand traps in dry weather. In wet

Sutton Mountain :: Mitchell, OR

The John Day River area is home to some of the most dramatic landscapes in eastern Oregon, including the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. Sutton Mountain is not part of the monument geographically, but the Picture Gorge basalt that caps the mo

Lava Beds :: Tulelake, CA

Traveling across the high desert of Lava Beds National Monument, this hike offers views of distant volcanoes and up- close exposure to extensive lava ?ows. Near the trailhead is one of the park’s many lava tubes, where permanent ice is slowly melting

Schonchin Butte :: Canby, CA

Lava beds national monument is a land smothered by recent lava flows, pocked with cinder cones, devoid of all surface water. A world both hostile and fascinating, it’s almost entirely visible from the fire lookout atop Schonchin (SKON-chin) Butte (5,

Whitney Butte :: Tulelake, CA

Hike through an open landscape past chunks of recently extruded dark lava to the top of a small volcano, where you’ll have sweeping views of Mount Shasta, Lava Beds National Monument, and other volcanic landforms of far northeastern California. Start

Indian Well Campground :: Tulelake, CA

For hundreds of years people have camped on the flat at Indian Well. This is the only level, open ground nearby. Soft pumice covers most of the rocks, so it is easy to pitch a shelter and sleep on the ground. The flat is up high enough that visitors

Alamagordo - Carrizozo - Cloudcroft Area Campgrounds :: Alamogordo, NM

A 30-minute drive can take you from harsh desert to cool, pine-covered mountains. Of course, that’s true in other places in the state, but the contrast is even greater here. At the foot of the Sacramento Mountains lies the White Sands National Monume