This Network Of Underground Caves In Oregon Is Downright Fascinating To Explore
Need an outdoor fix? Look no further than Central Oregon’s Redmond Caves. This group of five lava tubes are downright fascinating to explore for adventurers of all ages. Located less than a mile from the Redmond Airport, these caves are easily accessible and make for a fun day-trip year-round. Check them out:
The Redmond Caves Recreation Area is a popular spot for day hikes and outdoor adventures.
These lava tubes were originally formed by volcanic flows from the Newberry Caldera thousands of years ago.
Today, visitors can explore this unique area of Central Oregon, learning about the geology and history of the region.
There are five different caves, each with its own opening. Some can be a bit of a tight squeeze, and you'll definitely want to have a flashlight handy.
The caves are relatively short and easy to explore. Once you're underground, it should only take about five minutes to travel the full length.
The trails between caves are also fairly short and well-maintained. Hikers of all skill levels can easily make it to all caves.
Given the unique value of the site, visitors are encouraged to leave no trace when exploring the caves.
A stroll around the Redmond Caves is the perfect activity for adventurers, young and old.
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