Lava Island Day Use Area

This site offers access to the Deschutes River Trail  as well as an area to remove rafts from the Deschutes River.  There is no boat ramp for backing trailers into the river. Travel downstream beyond this take-out point is not recommended due to dangerous rapids.

Recreation Fee Site: Parking at this site requires a recreation pass May 1 – September 30. Passes are NOT available at this site, but can be purchased from Forest Service offices or vendors. Please check here for more information about recreation passes and where they can be purchased.

Acceptable passes include:

  • $5 Day Pass
  • Northwest Forest Pass
  • Interagency Annual Pass
  • Interagency Senior Pass (America the Beautiful, Golden Age)
  • Interagency Access Pass
  • Interagency Military Pass
  • Every Kid in a Park Pass
  • Northwest Forest ePass