• Schonchin Butte

    Lava Beds

    National Monument California

Things To Do

Discovering a new cave is always exciting!

Maybe you love caves, or you've never been in one. Or you're a history buff, love wildflowers, or just need a few hours of solitude in the wilderness away from the daily commute? Lava Beds is the place for you. Indoors or out, any time of year, there's always a variety of activites and events to keep you busy, interested, and amazed.


 
Jr. Ranger Day

Jr. Rangers learning about types of volcanoes

Special Events

During the summer months various special events are offered ranging from Living History, Astronomy Day & Night Sky, and Jr. Ranger activities. Please visit our Special Events page for more about each event.


 

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Did You Know?

General Canby

General Canby, the commanding officer of U.S. forces during the Modoc War, was the only general killed in an Indian conflict (contrary to popular belief, General Custer was no longer a general at the time he was killed).