• 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?

Alan Shepard on the moon

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...