Managing Lava Beds is an effort shared by park staff and the public. This portion of the park website is to provide the public with information regarding planning and management issues at the park.
General Management Plan is Available
We are pleased to announce that the Lava Beds National Monument General Management Plan/Environmental Assessment is now available. For more information please visit Park Planning
Rules and Regulations:
NEW Firearms Regulations in National Parks in Effect on February 22, 2010
Demonstrations and the Sale or Distribution of Printed Matter area as permitted under 36 CFR 2.51 and 2.52, has been designated for the following location. Click here to view a map.
Management Topics & Documents:
Did You Know?
Many of the caves at Lava Beds provide habitat for cave slime! Cave slime is a hydrophobic bacteria that repels water, causing it to reflect a gold or silver color when illuminated with a flashlight. Cave slime is spectacular in high concentrations and is in no way harmful to people.