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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Celebrate the NPS Centennial

There will be a variety of special events throughout 2016.

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Campground is closed for renovation

Find out more about the Lava Flow Campground renovation project and alternative camping opportunities in the area.

sculpture on flowery cinders

Art on the Rocks

View sculptures commissioned by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts through September.

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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