Operating Hours & Seasons

VC Wetlands Display
Explore the many exhibits showcasing all aspects of Lava Beds.

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Lava Beds National Monument is Always Open to Visitors.
Lava Beds' caves, and trails can be enjoyed year-round. Occasionally in winter, snow can temporarily close park roads until they are plowed. Be sure to always check current conditions and alerts before your visit!

The Visitor Center is Open Daily from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Lava Beds is home to one visitor center located at the south end of the park, near cave loop road. An entrance station is located at the north end of the park, but is only open in the summer.

Closures and Seasonal Exceptions
Thanksgiving Day- November 28th, 2024: 9 am to 2 pm
Christmas Day- December 25th, 2024: Closed


Last updated: May 14, 2024

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1240
Tulelake, CA 96134


530 667-8113

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