• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

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Southern Idaho Visitor Information
Learn more about the variety of interesting places to visit in Southern Idaho including 3 other national parks.

National Parks in Idaho
Find out about the other national park units in Idaho.

peaks-to-craters sign

From the high peaks of the Lost River Range to the volcanic craters of Craters of the Moon and everything in between, this scenic byway takes you along one of the most beautiful and scenic drives in the state.


Did You Know?

President Calvin Coolidge

"a weird and scenic landscape peculiar to itself" is how President Calvin Coolidge described Craters of the Moon when he established this National Monument in 1924. Craters of the Moon is perhaps the only officially "weird" park in the National Park System. More...