Newberry Crater, COA 130

Newberry Crater
Photo Credit: Martyne Reesman, ODFW

Includes Newberry Crater and areas immediately west (accessible from Hwy 97). Nationally important geologic and recreation area. Includes Paulina Lake and East Lake.

COA ID: 130

Potential Partners

  • Travel Oregon
  • U. S. Geological Survey
  • US Forest Service

Special Features


  • Extensive wet meadow and high-quality riparian shrub habitat
  • One of the largest collections of cinder cones, volcanic domes, lava flows, and fissures in the world

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID EC-07 (Little Deschutes River Basin)

Protected Areas

  • Deschutes National Forest
  • Lava Cast Forest
  • Newberry Caldera Known Geothermal Resource Area
  • Newberry National Volcanic Monument
  • Peter Skene Ogden State Scenic Viewpoint


Strategy Habitats

Specialized Local Habitats

  • Ash bed and ash flow

Strategy Species