This hike is a pure loop, with
no retracing steps. It circumnavigates the Fantastic Lava
Beds, while visiting the two large lakes on either end.
There are no significant
climbs, but the cinder fields alongside Cinder Cone can be a
bit difficult and are recommended for the cool of the
This is a good long
There are some fine campsites
on the shores of Snag Lake. Wildflowers peak in June.