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?
"the Devil's Vomit" is how one Oregon- bound pioneer described his encounter with Craters of the Moon. Hundreds of pioneers travelled through the area on the Goodale's Cutoff section of the Oregon trail in the 1850's and 1860's. More...