• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

Stop 4 - Inferno Cone

Inferno Cone

Inferno Cone


Take in the view from the overlook or climb
the cinder path to the top of the cone
(a short, steep 0.5 milewalk).
Either way the views are magnificent.

Trailhead Sign (pdf)

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Watch out for bombs! Before they cooled, volcanic bombs were hot globs of lava that were hurled from volcanoes along the Great Rift. They form a variety of interesting shapes described as "breadcrust", "spindle" and "ribbons" by geologists. More...