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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Spring Conditions

At our 6000 foot elevation snow lingers. Find out about current conditions...

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Outdoor Classroom

Plan a field trip or link to curriculum materials.

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Loop Road is Open to Devil's Orchard

Hike or Bike beyond that point.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Arco, ID 83213


(208) 527-1300
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