- Associated Press - Saturday, May 21, 2016

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Several sites in the Deschutes National Forest will open for the season this weekend.

The Bend Bulletin reports (https://bit.ly/1WGnz0i ) that the openings include the Newberry Caldera in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument.

U.S. Forest Service officials say the road to Newberry Caldera opened to motor vehicles Friday.

Paulina and East Lake Resorts are open and Paulina Falls was set to open Saturday. The Big Obsidian Flow is open, and boat docks should be installed by Saturday.

Starting May 28, Paulina Visitor Center will open on weekends.

Lava Lands Visitor Center and the Lava River Cave are open Thursdays to Mondays.

The Lava Butte shuttle will start running Memorial Day Weekend from the Lava Lands Visitor Center to the top of Lava Butte. It will start daily service June 11.


Information from: The Bulletin, https://www.bendbulletin.com



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