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?
The California poppy (Eschscholzia californica), our state flower, is a problematic invasive weed in Australia. It is a common perennial on sunny slopes in the monument, blooming most of the summer.