Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Craters Of The Moon National Monument & Preserve is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
Local students are visiting Craters of the Moon National Monument and participating in a new education program thanks to support from the National Park Foundation. Read more
Our second artist-in-residence just completed a stay at Craters of the Moon. Read more
Just in time for the peak of our wildflower season, a new expanded version of our FREE Craters of the Moon Wildflower Guide app is now available for all your Apple or Android mobile devices. Read more
Did You Know?
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...