Plan Your Visit

Cave walk

Want to make a trip to the Moon?

Use the links below to plan your visit. If you need additional information, please contact our staff:


Basic Information provides a good starting point for planning a trip including Operating Hours & Seasons, Fees & Passes, Current Conditions, Permits & Reservations

Directions & Transportation provides directions to the park and access to Maps.

Eating & Sleeping provides information about camping and local services.

Places to Go provides information about park destinations including the Visitor Center.

Things to Do provides information about recreational activities in the park.

Calendar provides an interactive schedule of events.

Safety provides advice for planning a safe visit.

Accessibility provides information about facility and trail accessibility.

Nearby Attractions provides information about other national parks in southern Idaho.

Pets are welcome in the campground and in parking lots and paved roads but not in the visitor center or on NPS Monument trails (with the exception of service animals). For the protection of your pet and park wildlife, pets must be kept on a leash at all times.


Last updated: April 24, 2020

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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