The Ultimate Guide To Craters Of The Moon

The Ultimate Guide To Craters of the Moon

Craters of the Moon Travel Guide

The Craters of the Moon is a US National Monument located in Snake River, Idaho. The National Monument protects and preserves three major lava fields and the neighboring area that measures approximately 50 thousand acres. You will find a vast ocean of lava flows with several scattered cinder cones, formed several years ago. It’s incredible to stand in the heart of the lava bed and see how the lava flow has sculpted the land.

Address: 1266 Craters Loop Road, Arco, ID 83213 Entrance Fee: $20 per non-commercial passenger vehicle

The Loop Road: Driving the seven-mile loop road that traverses through the entire park, is the best way to explore the Craters of the Moon. There are several hiking trails, vista points that would give you several opportunities to see and explore various volcanic features found in the area.

Main Stops/Viewpoints:

  • The Visitor Center
  • North Crater Flow
  • Devils Orchard
  • Inferno Cone
  • Spatter Cones
  • Tree Molds and Broken Top Loop
  • Lava Caves
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