• 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.

NPS

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?

White Camas

The Modoc took full advantage of the resources available within their territory. They even harvested the roots of the poisonous White Camas (or Death Camas), using a leaching process to render them edible.