• Schonchin Butte

    Lava Beds

    National Monument California

News Releases

A park in Lava Bed's future?
Monument's diversity should merit upgrade, help local economy
Reprinted by permission from Herald and News Sunday November 24, 2013

Did You Know?

Narrowleaf Milkweed

Narrowleaf milkweed (Asclepias fascicularis), common along roadsides in the monument, is an essential plant for monarch butterflies. These incredible migratory insects lay their eggs on milkweed along their journey from Canada to Mexico.