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.
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. Touch for map. Marker is located at the parking lot for the Lava Lands Visitor Center, Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Marker is in this post office area: Bend OR 97702, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Some Lava Flows Build Their Own Pipelines (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lava River Cave (approx. 1.7 miles away); Oregon's Fabled "High Desert" (approx. 10˝ miles away); "The Westward Movement" (approx. 10˝ miles away); The City of Bend (approx. 10˝ miles away).
Categories. • Environment • Horticulture & Forestry •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 349 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?