Lava Beds National Monument

Lava Beds National Monument

Nature & Wildlife in Lava Beds

Plants

Overview Even small changes in elevation, soil, and shade can provide just the right conditions for different communities of plants to grow. You'll discover this all over the Lava Beds, where high buttes, open plains, lava flows both old and new, and cave entrances all provide unique conditions for plants to ...

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Animals

Animals You might be surprised by the variety of wildlife that overcomes dry summers, cold winters, and scarce water to thrive here; bird watching is especially good year-round. Birds The Klamath and Tulelake Basins are world famous bird watching destinations. The Lava Beds should be part of any birder's travel plans to these areas, ...

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