• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

Stop 5 - Spatter cones

spatter cones


Take the short accessible trail to view these miniature volcanoes. You can also view the spectacular Big Craters by hiking a steep 0.5-mile portion of the North Crater trail that branches off to the west.

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...