Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Bend

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Must see · 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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  • One of the best places to visit in Central Oregon. Not too many people visit because all they heard of is Crater Lake NP. You get all the beauty of Crater Lake with a small percentage of the crowds...  more »

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