Tumalo Mountain


Tumalo Mountain is a shield volcano in the state of Oregon, USA. Other nearby volcanoes of Mount Bachelor in the southwest and the Broken Top in the northwest. Approximately 27 km east of Tumalo Mountain is the city of Bend. It is the county seat of Deschutes County, on whose territory the volcano rises. The United States Forest Service ( Forest Service of the United States) built in the 1930s on the top of a forest fire watchtower, which was abandoned in the 1970s and demolished shortly afterwards.


The Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway runs just south of Tumalo Mountain. Ice Age glaciers formed the north-eastern slope of the mountain to a tilted boiler, which is particularly popular with freeriders as a ski and snowboard resort. A hiking trail leads to the south-west slope to the summit.