Your Guide to Camping at Craters of the Moon

Are you looking for an adventure that’s out of this world? While we can’t strap you into a seat on a rocket, we can help you find some incredible spots at Craters of the Moon for camping.

This park’s landscapes and rugged terrain will leave you feeling like you’re on another planet. Since you can’t go to the moon anytime soon, this is the next best thing.

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve sits in south-central Idaho. This vast and rugged terrain is approximately 84 miles northwest of Idaho Falls.

Where Is Craters of the Moon?

Craters of the Moon  National Monument and Preserve has a reputation for its unique landscape that, as its name implies, looks like the moon’s surface.

What Is Craters of the Moon Known For?

While April through October can all be excellent times to visit, the best times are in September and October.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Craters of the Moon?

Camping inside the park boundaries is incredibly inexpensive but is rustic. Depending on when you are looking to camp, fees range from $0 to $15 per night.

How Much Does Camping Cost at Craters of the Moon Camping?

Lava Flow Campground It’s within the park’s boundaries and allows you to maximize your time exploring.

Camping Near Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

This KOA is only a short 20-minute drive outside of the park. It has 51 sites and is big-rig friendly. However, it’s a seasonal park open from April through September.

Arco-Craters of the Moon KOA

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