Stop 6 - Tree Molds and Broken Top Loop

Big Cinder Butte
View of Big Cinder Butte from Tree Molds parking area

A spur road just past Inferno Cone leads to this trailhead. View the imprint of lava-charred trees alond the Tree Molds Trail (2 miles). Broken-Top Loop Trail (self-guiding trail brochure pdf) circumnavigates a cinder cone (1.8 miles). The Wilderness Trail leads to molds of upright trees called lava trees (4 miles) and the vast wilderness area beyond.

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Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve
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Arco, ID 83213

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