• View of the Great Rift

    Craters Of The Moon

    National Monument & Preserve Idaho

Stop 7 - Caves

Indian Tunnel

Indian Tunnel


See lava tubes-Dewdrop, Boy Scout, Beauty, and Indian Tunnel-via a 0.5 mile trail across the lava. Wear sturdy close-toed shoes and bring a flashlight and a cave permit (more info.).


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...