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Address: 1645 Hwy. 20 E, Deschutes National Forest, Bend, OR 97701
Phone Number: 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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We stopped here briefly to check out the Big Obsidian Flow in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. The trail was a fairly easy hike. It was well maintained and only parts of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ana P
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Houston, Texas
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Hartsburg, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

None of the "rangers" we encountered actually knew much of anything about the geology or the area for that matter. They are all volunteers and admit to not knowing anything, even the Ranger guiding our hike. Lady at visitor center looked at me like I was crazy when I asked for a map of the monument to help find our... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here briefly to check out the Big Obsidian Flow in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. The trail was a fairly easy hike. It was well maintained and only parts of it were a bit steep. The obsidian itself was very impressive. There was so much of it and the flow banding was incredible! Please be careful on this... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good to start with a visit to the Visitors Center. Then tour the area including the road up to the summit and the Lava Cave

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really interesting to see the molten lava fields. Great hike to the top and with beautiful views along the way. Definitely worth seeing.

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Richmond, VA, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very interesting place to visit. The walk around the Butte to see the crater and the surrounding country side was great. Apparently on most days they have a bus to shuttle people up to the top but it was not running so we drove up to the top in a specified time slot. We had a time when we had... More 

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Be sure and take the time to stop here. Drive to the top of the mountain, 8000 feet. The road is very steep and no gaurd rails so only go if you have a strong heart and a good driver.

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Glendale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This gem is in the Central Oregon area. Entry fee is $5.00. You will see some amazing lava flows and the sight of the obsidian flow is mind boggling. The road is dirt and a bit hard to navigate. I would not recommend if you have an RV or similar.

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Portland, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kudos to the USFS who is responsible for the monument. They have improved the road, opened visitor centers, improved hiking, and made it a very nice experience with ranger led talks. In old days this was simply a lake with some marginally successful old resorts. Now the resorts looked healthier, campgrounds were well kept, place was busy. Well done USFS

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not sure why Newberry doesn't get more attention. I've been to Bend numerous times and sadly never made time for Newberry beyond lava butte until now. Don't be as stupid as I! It's truly magnificent and we will be back for more now that we are in the know. My kids are 7 & 11 and we had spent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inexpensive way to see a small piece of this big world. We paid the park entrace fee of $5.00 and then drove up a very very steep incline to the top of the Butte. We were alloted 30 minutes which was a few minutes too short in my opinion. We parked, walked up a very steep path to the crest... More 

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