• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

stop 2 - North Crater Flow

monoliths

monoliths


A short trail (0.25 mile) crosses one of the youngest flows to monoliths-crater fragments rafted here by lava flows. A nearby longer trail (3.5 miles) winds through the vent of North Crater, past the Big Craters to the Spatter Cones parking lot.

Trailhead Sign(pdf)

Did You Know?

wilderness

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...