Lava Cast Forest

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com The Great Outdoors

The Lava Cast Forest is located just south of Bend and is not to be missed by locals & visitors alike. This area was formed when a lava flow overtook an old-growth forest and cooled to form casts of the trees that once stood there. The trail that runs through the area is a loop with several lookout points & …

Metolius River & Wizard Falls Fish Hatchery

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com The Great Outdoors

Spent the day exploring another beautiful area in Central Oregon…the Metolius River! The Turquoise Blue waters near the Wizard Falls Fish Hatchery were simply stunning! The kids enjoyed checking out all the fish at the Hatchery & feeding them with the food available from one of the many vending machines. Be sure to bring plenty of quarters as the kids …