Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve
15 locals recommend
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 4:30 PM
Tips from locals
This place feels like you are in the movies because it is unique. The lava was formed from the hot spot that now lies under Yellowstone. The spring flower make this park beautiful!
It's a dive thru the desert to get there, but a really interesting place to visit. Craters of the Moon formed during eight major eruptive periods between 15,000 and 2000 years ago. Lava erupted from the Great Rift, a series of deep cracks that start near the visitor center and stretch 52 miles (84…
Truly unique. Amazing in the spring when the wildflowers are blooming. Bring a flashlight and jacket in the summer. There are caves.
Unlike anywhere else you’ve seen! Caves to explore, so bring your flashlights!