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Craters of the Moon Wilderness

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About This Campground

National Park Service

Details The 42 sites are available on a first come-first served basis; no reservations are accepted. Cost $15 per site during the main season and $8 per site when water is not turned on to the campground. The cost is half-price with Senior or Access passes. Pay with a credit card at any time on the…

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Cost

$15 per site during the main season and $8 per site when water is not turned on to the campground. The cost is half-price with Senior or Access passes. Pay with a credit card at any time on the automated fee machine located near the campground entrance. No fee is charged when the Loop Road…

Reservation Info

The 42 sites are available on a first come-first served basis; no reservations are accepted.

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Access

  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Drinking Water

Reviews

2 Reviews of Craters of the Moon Wilderness

Ratings Breakdown

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Dexter I.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2021

Sleep in a volcano crater

What could be more cool than sleeping in the bottom of a volcano.  That is what you can do on the Crater of the Moon National Monument's Wilderness Trail.  Sleep in the bottom of Echo Crater.  To backpack and camp in the wilderness area requires a free backcountry permit.  It is a little more than…

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SiteEcho Crater
Month of VisitOctober
Dare To Everywhere  .The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2021

Beautiful hike, take a map!

Stayed: 5/12/2021

Cost: FREE (Permit Required)

Site: Just shy of Echo Crater (SEE PIC)

Vehicle: Volkswagen Atlas (Parked at trailhead)

Equipment: Tent

AT&T and T-Mobile: No Service

We were very excited for this hike and dispersed stay. It’s just under 4 miles one…

  • Map of the Echo Crater area and where we actually stayed.
  • Beautiful night skies.
  • From the parking lot, follow the sidewalk around and look for this sign.
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Month of VisitJune

Location

Craters of the Moon Wilderness is located in Idaho

Coordinates

43.39533719 N
113.51210297 W

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