A Violent Past, Calm Present, and Uncertain Future...

Craters of the Moon is a vast ocean of lava flows with scattered islands of cinder cones and sagebrush. We invite you to explore this "weird and scenic landscape" where yesterday's volcanic events are likely to continue tomorrow... Read More

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Winter is Still Here...

Despite what the calendar says, it's still winter on the moon!

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Current Conditions

At our 6000 foot elevation road conditions and access can change quickly. Find out about current conditions...

Last updated: April 10, 2019

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Mailing Address:

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve
P.O. Box 29

Arco, ID 83213


(208) 527-1300

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