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The easiest way to access the Lava Beds is to take Highway 16 to Terrace, then north for 100km on the Nisg̱a’a Highway, which is paved for the first 70km. The alternate route is through Kitwanga on Highway 16. From Kitwanga, head north for 78km on paved Highway 37 to the Cranberry River. Here the unpaved Nass Forest Service Road leads west to New Aiyansh, a distance of 86km.