Dee Wright Observatory of Willamette and Deschutes National Forests

The McKenzie-Santiam Scenic Byway offers some of the most impressive views of volcanic activity in the continental United States. Probably the best place to see 75 square miles of broken, rugged lava flows, cinder cones, land islands, and glacier dotted landscape is from Dee Wright Observatory.

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Dee Wright Observatory
State Rt 242
First look of Observatory
Laval field surround the Observatory
South and Middle Sisters
Mt Washington
Black Crater
The Islands
Turret of Dee Wright Observatory
Geographic locator
Lava tube views
A splash of color
Mt Jefferson