Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Bend

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Volcano · Geologic Formation
Newberry National Volcanic Monument was designated on November 5, 1990, to protect the area around the Newberry Volcano in the U.S. state of Oregon. The monument was created within the boundaries of the Deschutes National Forest, which is managed by the U.S. Forest Service, and includes 54,822 acres (86 sq mi; 222 km2) of lakes, lava flows, and geologic features in central Oregon.

The volcano was used for training Apollo astronauts 1964-1966.
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  • Paulina peak hike was steep and well worth it. Beautiful views of the lakes in the caldera plus you can see Mt. Bachelor, 3 Sisters and Mt. Hood. The view of the lava flow looked like a river of...  more »
  • So, this a REALLY interesting national monument, very spread out. We went to the Lava Lands area first. Visitor Center is closed and you CANNOT drive up to the top, which is THE most striking feature....  more »

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