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Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho

1266 Craters Loop Road
Arco, ID 83213
Phone: (208) 527-1300
Description: Craters of the Moon is a vast ocean of lava flows with scattered islands of cinder cones and sagebrush. We invite you to explore this "weird and scenic landscape" where yesterday's volcanic events are likely to continue tomorrow..
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Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Idaho

221 N State St
Hagerman, ID 83332
Phone: (208) 933-4105
Description: Do you know horses evolved in North America? The Hagerman Horse, Equus simplicidens, is the first true one toed horse. It's the park's most famous fossil but we have fossil evidence of over two hundred different species.
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Minidoka National Historic Site, Idaho

Minidoka National Historic Site is located between the towns of Twin Falls and Jerome, Idaho in south central Idaho.
Hagerman, ID 83332
Phone: (208) 825-4169
Description: The Pearl Harbor attack intensified existing hostility towards Japanese Americans. As wartime hysteria mounted, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 forcing over 120,000 West Coast persons of Japanese ancestry (Nikkei) to leave their homes, jobs, and lives behind and move to one of ten prison camps spread across the nation all because of their ethnicity.
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Nez Perce National Historical Park,
Idaho, Montana, Oregon, & Washington

39063 US Hwy 95
Lapwai, ID 83540
Phone: (208) 843-7009
Description: For thousands of years the valleys, prairies, mountains, and plateaus of the inland northwest have been home to the nimí·pu· (Nez Perce) people. Extremely resilient, they have adapted and survived the settling of the United States. Explore these places. Learn their stories.
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