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Craters of the Moon National Monument
West of Arco, dozens of miles of highway pass through an area with a population just slightly greater than the moon. There are mountains to your right, but the road itself is relatively flat and unexciting. During my trip, there was road construction, which gave me the chance to stop in the middle of Hwy. 20/26 for about 15 minutes and further enjoy my surroundings. Even worse, I was just a mile or two from the entrance to Craters of the Moon National Monument. “If that flagger would only turn the sign from ‘stop’ to ‘slow'”, I thought, “I could …