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National Park Service Press Release
Lava Beds National Monument – This week’s National Park Getaway
For Immediate Release:
December 26, 2013
Contact(s):   Mike Reynolds,


Lava Beds National Monument – This week’s National Park Getaway

TULELAKE, Calif. – Tucked in the shadow of the Cascade volcanic range, Lava Beds National Monument is a land of tranquility and solitude built on a history of turmoil and destruction.

Over thousands of years, the Medicine Lake Volcano, the most massive volcano in the Cascades, erupted hundreds of times and shaped the landscape into a geologic playground. Fluid lavas pouring from more than 200 vents formed hundreds of lava tube caves while numerous explosions created buttes and spatter cones. Read more



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