Things To Do
Craters of the Moon is a volcanic wonderland that is fun to explore. Below are some suggested itineraries based on the amount of time that you may have for a visit:
Start at the Visitor Center for informative exhibits, films and advice from staff. (15 min.)
*A Cave Permit is required before entering any cave on National Park Service lands. Obtain a permit at the Entrance Station, or the Visitor Center, to enter Indian Tunnel, Dew Drop, Beauty, Boy Scout or Buffalo Caves. All other caves are closed to recreational caving.
SPRING/SUMMER & FALL ACTIVITIES
Additional 30 minutes:
Additional 1 hour:
Additional 2 hours:
1 day (or longer):
Did You Know?
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...