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Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve

Craters of the Moon is a vast ocean of lava flows with scattered islands of cinder cones and sagebrush. We invite you to explore this "weird and scenic landscape" where yesterday's volcanic events are likely to continue tomorrow.

Craters of the Moon National Monument

Blaine County, Idaho

(208) 527-1335

There are many ways to enjoy this wonderland of lava! Start at the visitor center for park maps and information, educational exhibits, and the park film. Craters' caves and trails are all located along the 7-mile Loop Road, making it easy for visitors to see and do a lot in a short amount of time. Sit back and enjoy the scenic drive, or make stops along the way to stroll, hike, picnic, snap photos, or explore a cave.