Spattercone Interpretive Trail

Description

This trail travels to the vent area of the Hat Creek Flow and highlights many spatter cones and other geologic features on its 1.5 mile loop tour. Spatter cones are formed along linear fractures during eruptions with hot magma. Hot gases, escaping through the lava, create peculiar and anomalous shapes that land around the vent of the volcano as it solidifies. At the trail’s entrance, you will find picnic tables, toilets, drinking water, and plenty of parking. The trail is mainly exposed so bring drinking water. This trail can be accessed approximately 1.5 miles south of the Highway 89/44 junction in Old Station.

Address

43225 E. Highway 299
Fall River Mills, CA 96028

Lat/Long

40.66903000, -121.44300000
Visit Website
(530) 336-5521

Add a Photo

You must be logged in to add photos.
×

Vote for

You can only vote once for each town every 24 hours. You can vote again in

Vote for 2013 Best Small Town

Vote!

Are you a DMO or CVB?
Explore "Best Town Travels" – Rand McNally’s new map-based digital travel guides for your website plus an iPhone and Facebook app! Learn More

×

Thank you for Voting!

Promote , by sharing your vote or writing a review.

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter or Write a Review
×