Near Arco in Butte County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Boy Scout Cave
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve
It's dark in here! Bring a flashlight and protect your head. You must crawl over loose rock to enter, due to the low ceiling at the entrance. The floor of the cave can be a sheet of ice covered by several inches of water. Walk carefully on this slippery surface.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 43° 26.719′ N, 113° 31.586′ W. Marker is near Arco, Idaho, in Butte County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 20. Touch for map. Marker is located in Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve. Marker is in this post office area: Arco ID 83213, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Tunnel (approx. ¼ mile away); Devil's Orchard Trail (approx. ¾ mile away); Are We Loving Them to Death? (approx. 1.6 miles away); North Crater Lava Flow (approx. 1.8 miles away); North Crater Flow Trail Vanishing Landmark (approx. 2 miles away); Just Down The Road (approx. 2.1 miles away); Get over it! (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arco.
More about this marker. Marker is located at the entrance to Boy Scout Cave on the Caves Trail. The trail is accessed from the Caves Area parking lot on the Loop Road.
Also see . . . Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 10, 2016.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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