• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

Loop Road


The seven-mile loop road provides unequaled opportunities to explore Craters of the Moon; including access to trails that take you over, under, and around various volcanic features. Trail mileages are round-trip distances. Allow half an hour for the drive itself and more time for stopping at viewpoints and for hiking the trails.

Tour the Loop

Stop#: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7

 
Loop-Drive-Map
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Did You Know?

kipuka

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". More...