• Schonchin Butte

    Lava Beds

    National Monument California

Outdoor Activities

A ladder leads deeper into a cave

A ladder leads deeper into a cave on Cave Loop.


Most of the activities available to visitors at the Lava Beds are "outdoors," though being in a cave can feel very "indoors." Please browse our online selection of brochures for more information.

Did You Know?

Woodland Star

Slender woodland star (Lithophragma tenellum) is a small, delicate white flower common in the spring on shaded slopes such as those along the Schonchin Butte Trail.