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Address: 1645 Hwy. 20 E, Deschutes National Forest, Bend, OR 97701
Phone Number: +1 541-383-5300
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One of the nation's newest national monuments, this 55,500 acre area seeks...

One of the nation's newest national monuments, this 55,500 acre area seeks to preserve unique accessible volcanic features.

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This is a must place to visit absolutely stunning,I was on business so My wife was not with me going back just to share

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sandy, Oregon, United States
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Sandy, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must place to visit absolutely stunning,I was on business so My wife was not with me going back just to share

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great short hikes/walks and amazing views. Fun for families! Get out and see some cool stuff not far out of town, and learn about the area at the same time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked here two days. The Visitor Center was closed and Paulina Lake area was closed. WIsh I knew why. It didn't stop us. We parked our car and walked to the waterfall which was a pleasant walk. We parked near the closed Visitor Center and walked on the Lava Land trail. Our last hike on a volcano was in... More 

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Sandy, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place it was pretty awesome,will most definitely go back ,brings my kinds it's definitely something to see

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Iowa City
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

After Crater Lake, it was a letdown for this old hiker. Cascade Loop was no big deal, great for RV's & fishing. Paulina Rd got snowy & foggy at viewpoint. Falls were nice Go to Oregon Caves, not here.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed hiking in area. There are also tons of biking trails as well. Beautiful scenery along the way.

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you like driving old gravel roads and seeing beautiful views....this Paulina Peak was made for you. Do yourself and your soul a favor and visit this place. It is a drive, but being up there on the peak, looking at the views around you, is absolutely inspiring. Trust me, it's worth it. P.S. SUPER WINDY up there, so be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This really is a must visit when one is in Central Oregon. The Newberry Caldera is a vast volcanic crater that has two lakes inside. The roads are good and the first stop is often the vista point looking out over the Cascade range to the west. Your second stop should definitely be Paulina Falls (pronounced "pull-lie-na" by locals), a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Don't miss the obsidian flow interpretive walk above Paulina Lake. That was the highlight for my 11 and 12 year old boys.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We had limited time and decided we would check out the lava flows in the park. It was truly amazing. This is a rare opportunity to observe an expansive obsidian, or volcanic glass, flows. PLEASE wear heavy shoes if you plan on hiking up one of the designated trails on the obsidian. There are areas of loose footing, watch the... More 

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