• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

Stop 1 - Visitor Center

visitor center

Visitor Center

Begin here with films, exhibits, and schedules for ranger-led walks and presentations. The Craters of the Moon Natural History Association bookstore is located here as well.

Orientation Sign (pdf)

Did You Know?


In 1970 Craters of the Moon became one of the first areas in the National Park System to be designated as a federal Wilderness area. Craters of the Moon contains vast areas where visitors have an opportunity to experience the earth as it was. More...