Plan Your Visit

Planning a trip is half the fun! Explore the links below for ideas for a fun and safe visit.

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Photo of the visitor center exterior at Craters of the Moon.

Basic Information

Hours of operation and seasonal information

A panoramic shot of a volcanic landscape with a road running through it.

Current Conditions

Check the status of roads, trails, & campgrounds.

A ranger at the entrance booth hands a brochure to a visitor.

Fees & Passes

Information about entrance fees and park passes

A close-up photo of the Craters brochure map.

Park Map

Explore maps of Craters of the Moon

The Craters of the Moon entrance sign

Directions & Transportation

Getting here and where to park

A woman with a headlamp stands inside a cave.

Things to Do

Different ways to explore Craters of the Moon

A family hikes down the bare cinder slope of Inferno Cone

Places to Go

Travel the Loop Road or explore off the beaten path

Photo of the Craters campground, with tents nestled among lava rock


Information about camping at Craters

A dog sits on a paved sidewalk, overlooking the Craters landscape.


Tips for visiting Craters with pets

A visitor stands inside a lava tube, under a large opening to the surface


Tips for a safe and enjoyable visit

Visitors walk along a paved trail to and from a small spatter cone.


Information on trails and services for visitors with disabilities.

Last updated: June 2, 2021

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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