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.)



Additional 30 minutes:

  • Take in the view along the scenic 7 mile loop drive.

Additional 1 hour:

  • Hike the North Crater Flow trail, Spatter Cones and Devil's Orchard Trails.

Additional 2 hours:

  • Hike to Big Craters from the Spatter Cones parking lot.
  • Explore Indian Tunnel (Requires cave permit).

1/2 day:

  • Hike the Broken Top Loop or Tree Molds Trails.

1 day (or longer):

  • Explore the Craters of the Moon Wilderness (Lava Trees and Echo Crater).

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