Lava Beds is surrounded by thousands of acres of public lands and is located near a great variety of other scenic, historic, and recreation destinations! There's something to see or do all year, including local museums, hiking and camping, wildlife watching, historical sites, hunting and fishing, fairs and events, canoeing and kayaking, skiing and snowmobiling, biking, and more.
Did You Know?
Arrowleaf balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sagittata) is the largest flower in the sunflower family found in the monument. Native Americans boiled and ate the roots, and used the leaves to make a tea to soothe stomach pain and headaches.