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Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

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Wildflower Walks: June 10 and June 17

Witness the annual eruption of spring blooms on a Ranger guided hike. As a result of a very wet year, this year’s bloom should be quite memorable. Reservations are available by calling 208-527-3257.

Butterfly Count and Presentations: June 10

Learn about and identify butterflies by participating in the North American Butterfly Count. In addition to the count there will also be special presentations on Friday and Saturday evenings (9:30 p.m.) at the campground amphitheater by a butterfly specialist.

Star Party: June 23 – 24

View the stars from the Moon! Join experts from the Idaho Falls Astronomical Society and experience the universe under the naturally dark skies of Craters of the Moon.

Craters of the Moon Geology Workshop: June 23-24

Take an in-depth look at the geologic processes that formed and continue to influence the landscape of the monument and the Snake River Plain. Contact the Sawtooth Science Institute to sign up for this workshop at (208)788-9686 (teacher credit hours are available).

Ranger guided Walks and Talks: June 16 thru August 12

Climb a volcano, explore a lava tube or join us for an evening presentation in the campground. Walks, talks and presentations are offered daily throughout the summer.


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