A Violent Past, Calm Present, and Uncertain Future...
Craters of the Moon is a vast ocean of lava flows with scattered islands of cinder cones and sagebrush. We invite you to explore this "weird and scenic landscape" where yesterday's volcanic events are likely to continue tomorrow...Read More
Where in the World?
Find out where we are and plan your visit with maps of the park and the region.Read More
Read All About It...
The Great Rift Gazette is your source for news and information about summer events at Craters of the Moon.Read More
There's an app for that!
Download our free wildflower app to your Apple or Android device. "Like us" on Facebook or view park videos and photographs.Read More
Check the on-line events calendar for special walks, talks, and activities offered throughout the year.Read More
Wildflowers bloom throughout the summer. Find out what's blooming now...Read More
Craters of the Moon is an out of this world outdoor classroom! Plan a field trip or link to curriculum materials that can be used at school.Read More
Did You Know?
Searing lava flows that initially destroyed everything in their path today protect the last refuges of intact sagebrush steppe communities on the Snake River Plain. These islands of vegetation, known as kipukas, provide important examples of what is "natural".