Derrick Cave

Recreation Site - Oregon

A lava tube 30 feet high, 50 feet wide and 1/4 mile long. Derrick Cave was named for H.E. Derrick, a pioneer rancher in the Devils Garden area. Derrick Cave developed just south of the main vent for the Devils Garden Flows and was the route of most of the lava which spread south from the vent. In the 1960s, Derrick Cave was a designated nuclear fallout shelter with supplies of food and water.

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Map of the Sisters Sub-Unit South of the Prineville Unit in the Central Oregon Protection District. Published by the Oregon Department of Forestry.Central Oregon - Sisters South 2015

Map of the Sisters Sub-Unit South of the Prineville Unit in the Central Oregon Protection District. Published by the Oregon Department of Forestry.

Map 7 of the Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Deschutes National Forest (NF) in Oregon. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Deschutes MVUM - Map 7 2021

Map 7 of the Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Deschutes National Forest (NF) in Oregon. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Derrick Cave https://www.blm.gov/visit/derrick-cave https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derrick_Cave A lava tube 30 feet high, 50 feet wide and 1/4 mile long. Derrick Cave was named for H.E. Derrick, a pioneer rancher in the Devils Garden area. Derrick Cave developed just south of the main vent for the Devils Garden Flows and was the route of most of the lava which spread south from the vent. In the 1960s, Derrick Cave was a designated nuclear fallout shelter with supplies of food and water.

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