Bend: Half-Day Volcano Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 4 hours
Explore the belly of an ancient volcano. At 6,300 feet, you’ll walk atop a mountain of pumice and obsidian — black volcanic glass. Explore the shores of the sparkling Paulina Lake, journey through the old-growth hemlock forest, and pass a towering lava flow. If you want to explore the lava fields near Bend, Oregon, this is the perfect tour for you. A combination of short, easy walks totaling just under 2 miles, this tour highlights the amazing geological history of Central Oregon, and the natural and cultural history of the area. Your renowned naturalist guide will bring this area to life for you in a way that you may never experience on your own. This volcano tour is the perfect outing for everyone in your group, because it caters to all ability levels.
Venture into the wilderness areas around Mt. Bachelor and the surrounding Deschutes National Forest of the Cascade Mountain Range of Oregon. Experience the magic of the snow-laden trees, inspect animal tracks, and bask in the quiet of the winter forest. Enjoy a great opportunity for snow play suitable for a wide range of ages and ability levels. Snowshoe tours are customized for all adventure desires— stroll easily on flatter areas, or leap off powder-covered lava flows and get “air” like you never imagined. Let your guide do the driving and teach you fun snowshoeing techniques and tricks as all tours include instruction. Remember to wear winter boots and powder/ski pants to keep your feet and legs dry while snowshoeing.
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