• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

Field Trips

We accept reservations for school visits throughout the year:

Consider bringing your students to the park in the fall/springtime

or for a snowshoe walk (SnowSchool) in winter.

Information about field trips in each season are available from the links on this page. Each field trip page includes suggested itineraries/field trip guides and links to recommended lesson plans to prepare your students for a visit to the park and to continue the educational experience back in the classroom.

Did You Know?

Alan Shepard on the moon

In 1969 Apollo astronauts Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell, Joe Engle and Eugene Cernan visited Craters of the Moon. They explored the lava landscape in order to learn the basics of volcanic geology in preparation for future trips to the moon. More...