• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

Directions

regional map of Craters of the Moon
Regional map showing the location of Craters of the Moon
 
Getting There

Plane

Nearest airports are located in Hailey, Idaho (60 miles), Idaho Falls, Idaho (84 miles), and Twin Falls, Idaho (90 miles)

Car
18 miles southwest of Arco, Idaho on Highway 20/26/93, 24 miles northeast of Carey, Idaho on Highway 20/26/93, 84 miles from Idaho Falls, and 90 miles from Twin Falls.

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.