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    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

Celebrate National Park Week at Craters of the Moon

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News Release Date: April 11, 2013
Contact: Visitor Center staff, 208-527-1335

Did you know?

National Park Week is April 20-28…
Come out and enjoy the beauty and wonder of 84 million acres of the world's most spectacular scenery, historic places, and cultural treasures. Admission to all 401 national parks will be FREE April 22-26.

There are 7 national parks in Idaho…

Experience Idaho's national parks:
·Craters of the Moon National Monument
·
Craters of the Moon National Preserve
·
City of Rocks National Reserve
·
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument
·
Minidoka National Historic Site
·
Nez Perce National Historical Park
·
Yellowstone National Park

The Loop Road is open…
The scenic 7-mile loop road at Craters of the Moon National Monument, located about halfway between Arco and Carey off of U.S. Highway 20/26/93, is clear of snow and open to automobile travel.The campground and most trails are also open and clear of snow.Currently only Dew Drop and Indian Tunnel caves are accessible due to hazardous slick conditions in the other caves.

Join us for short visitor center talks (daily at 1 p.m. April 20-27). In addition, all kids are invited to become a Junior Ranger by completing the fun activities in the free booklet available at the visitor center.

For more information:

Visit http://www.nps.gov/crmo or call (208)527-1335

Did You Know?

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Vast quantities of water stored by the lava rock aquifer below the Eastern Snake River Plain provides for critical human needs throughout southern Idaho...including those famous potatoes!