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Craters of the Moon provides many opportunities for visitors with disabilities including two accessible trails.

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The National Park Service welcomes people with disabilities. We are happy to provide the following services, and we are striving to improve accessibility for all visitors.

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Interagency Access Pass

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Access Pass

The Interagency Access Pass provides free entrance to all National Park Service sites and other benefits for U.S. citizens and permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Obtain an Access Pass from the park entrance station. Learn more about the Access Pass.

Service Animals

Dogs classified as service animals are individually trained to perform a specific task that assists a person with a disability. Service dogs are legally permitted anywhere that visitors can go. It is strongly advised to bring dog boots for your service dog to protect their paws from hot, rough surfaces when hiking in the park. Learn more about requirements for service animals. Emotional support, therapy, and companion animals, as well as service animals in training, are not service animals and must abide by all pet regulations and are not allowed in buildings, caves, or on trails.


Mobility and Trails

  • Visitor Center: The visitor center, museum, bookstore, and restrooms are fully accessible.
  • Campground: Restrooms in the campground are accessible. Lava Flow Campground sites #3, #34, #35, and #42 are accessible. Site #34 includes an electrical outlet for those who need it for medical reasons.

Trail Details

Devil’s Orchard Trail, the Snow Cone portion of the Spatter Cones trail, and the walkway between the campground and visitor center are accessible. The sections below display detailed accessibility information about each trail.

Please be aware that trail conditions may have changed since trails were assessed. Maximum grades and cross slopes listed may vary by 10% or more.Temporary obstructions may include downed trees and rockfall.


Audio and Visual Assistance

  • Copies of the park map and guide are available in braille.
  • Topographic models of park and regional landscapes are available for viewing and touching in the visitor center.
  • Audio description and assistive listening devices are available for the film in the visitor center theater. Audio description is also available for a portion of the museum exhibits.
  • All audio-visual presentations in the visitor center museum are captioned.
  • Scripts or outlines are available for interpretive programs by request.

Ask any staff person for assistance or access to listening devices.

Last updated: July 13, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve
1266 Craters Loop Road
P.O. Box 29

Arco, ID 83213


208 527-1300

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