• 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?

potato

Vast quantities of water stored by the lava rock aquifer below the Eastern Snake River Plain provides for critical human needs throughout southern Idaho...including those famous potatoes!