Operating Hours & Seasons

Operating Hours

Visitor Center Hours

  • Summer Hours: (Memorial Day through September 24) 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
  • Off-Season Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily (closed on federal holidays in winter)

The Monument and Preserve is open every day of the year, 24 hours a day. Winter snows usually prevent automobile access around the Loop Road from mid-November through mid-March.

 
North Crater Cinder and a lone Limber Pine
North Crater Cinder Cone and a lone Limber Pine

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Seasons:


Every season has its own special qualities. Find out what the park is like at other times of the year.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Arco, ID 83213

Phone:

(208) 527-1300
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