• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

Stop 3 - Devils Orchard

Devils Orchard

Devil's Orchard


Island-like lava fragments stand in a sea of cinders. Take the spur road and short walk (0.5 mile, accessible) through these weird features. Learn about how human impacts on the park, and how the park is being protected today.

Trailhead Sign(pdf)


Did You Know?

pioneer reenactment

"the Devil's Vomit" is how one Oregon- bound pioneer described his encounter with Craters of the Moon. Hundreds of pioneers travelled through the area on the Goodale's Cutoff section of the Oregon trail in the 1850's and 1860's. More...