National Monument

Craters of the Moon Dog Policy

Craters of the Moon National Monument is Not Dog Friendly

Dogs Not Allowed
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []

Craters of the Moon National Monument encompasses a large lava flow field spotted with sagebrush and islands of cindercones. Craters of the Moon has some of the strangest and amazing landscapes in the country.

Craters of the Moon National Monument is not very dog friendly, depending on what you're looking to do there. Dogs aren't allowed on any trails or in the visitor center. Dogs are only allowed along roads and in the campground while on a leash, and you can't leave them unattended.

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Trail Policy

Dogs are not allowed on trails. One reason dogs aren't allowed on trails is that the old lava can be really hard on your dog's paws.

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed in the campground while on a leash.

Campground Dogs Allowed? # Dog Friendly Sites Equipment
Craters Of The Moon Group Campground Yes 1 Tent Reservations/Info
Lava Flow Campground Yes Info
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Road Policy

Dogs are allowed along roads while on a leash no longer than 6'.

Location & Map

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