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Spring is a Great Time to Visit Craters of the Moon National Monument

With sparse crowds, nice temperatures and abundant birds and wildflowers, spring is a great time to visit Craters of the Moon National Monument. The loop road is open early this year and late May through mid-June is the peak of wildflower season. Plan your visit around these special events: April 18-26 – National Park Week […]

Wildflowers at Craters of the Moon: There’s an app for that!

Like having a Ranger in your pocket, this new wildflower app provides the ability to identify 100 of the most common plants at Craters of the Moon National Monument. Download your free copy for both Apple and Android devices by visiting http://www.nps.gov/crmo/photosmultimedia/index.htm Recent rains should make this another good year for the annual eruption of wildflowers […]

Camping in the Lost Valley Reservoir

Written by guest blogger Carol Green. When I was a child, camping meant packing up the gear and driving towards the mountains until we found a secluded spot beside a creek or stream, pulling off the road, setting up camp, and spending the weekend fishing, wading, or lazing around the campfire. There was no need […]