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    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

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March 26, 2015
Spring Events
Spring is a great time to visit Craters of the Moon.

December 18, 2014
Winter Events
The loop road is closed but we're open for winter!

December 03, 2014
Christmas Bird Count 2014
Join us for our annual count of our feathered friends.

October 22, 2014
Public Comment Sought for Potential Fee Increase at Craters of the Moon
Public Comment is being accepted for proposed fee increases at Craters of the Moon National Monument

October 01, 2014
A Wet and Wild Saturday
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act park staff and partners hosted special events on National Public Lands Day.

August 28, 2014
September Events
Join us for walks, talks and a wilderness celebration in September.

August 01, 2014
Run For Wilderness
Join Craters of the Moon staff and friends for the first annual Run the Rift Fun Run and other special events on Wild Saturday, September 27. A 5K and 10K run/walk will start at 8 a.m., followed by a wilderness puppet show, a trail exhibit dedication, and a wilderness film festival.

July 21, 2014
Tourism to Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve creates 6.6 million dollars in Economic Benefit
Report shows visitor spending supports 94 jobs in local economy.

July 17, 2014
Events in August
Join us for special walks, talks and events in August.

July 10, 2014
Compendium Changes
Changes to the Craters of the Moon Superintendent’s Compendium include restrictions on unmanned aerial vehicle use and electronic cigarettes.

July 01, 2014
July Events
As summer heats up consider joining us for a tour of our naturally cool lava tube caves or an evening walk or talk.

June 17, 2014
Star Party
Party with the stars at our bi-annual Star Party hosted by the Idaho Falls Astronomical Society

May 28, 2014
Wildflowers are peaking at Craters of the Moon

April 24, 2014
Hiking a Volcano: Great Rift Expedition Accomplished
The six members of the 2014 Great Rift Expedition successfully completed their trek on April 17.

March 27, 2014
Great Rift Expedition
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, a group of trekkers will attempt to hike the Great Rift at Craters of the Moon.

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