Lava Falls

A landscape covered in lava flows with few trees.
A lava landscape along Lava Falls Trail.

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The Lava Falls Trail is located on the monument's youngest lava flow, which makes it a great area to see many lava features including ropy pahoehoe, squeeze-ups, and other geological curiosities. The trail is a rough 1 mile loop marked by cairns.

The trailhead has pit toilets and picnic tables.

Please be prepared before setting out on this or any other hike.

Last updated: April 21, 2017

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1900 E. Santa Fe Ave.
Grants, NM 87020

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(505) 876-2783

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