Near Bend in Deschutes County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
This butte was first used as a Forest Service lookout station in 1928.
You are invited to visit the Lava Butte Viewpoint.
Erected by U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Horticulture & Forestry.
Location. 43° 55.085′ N, 121° 21.4′ W. Marker is near Bend, Oregon, in Deschutes County. Marker can be reached from National Forest Road NF-100 north of Cottonwood Road. Marker is located at the parking lot for the Lava Lands Visitor Center, Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bend OR 97702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Some Lava Flows Build Their Own Pipelines (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lava River CaveRiver Ruler (approx. 2.9 miles away); Journey of the Log to Lumber (approx. 9 miles away); Location, Location & Location (approx. 9 miles away); Today's Old Mill District (approx. 9 miles away); Thank Goodness for Water and Gravity (approx. 9.1 miles away); The Mill Transformed Trees into Highly Prized Lumber (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bend.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 423 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 15, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Wide view of marker and its surroundings. Distant view of Lava Butte. • Can you help?