• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

People

For thousands of years people have avoided, endured and pondered this vast western landscape. Find out more about the fascinating people who have passed this way by clicking on a photo or name below:
 
 
 
 

Did You Know?

satellite view of the Craters of the Moon lava flow

Craters of the Moon is a HUGE national park! It is over 1,100 square miles (over 750,000 acres) which is roughly the size of Rhode Island. The young lava flows that make up the bulk of the Monument and Preserve can clearly be seen from space.