Scattered in the lava ash were hundreds of bear tracks that could be traced for miles. The rumor of a dwarf grizzly bear was one of the initial reasons why Robert W. Limbert wanted to explore the unnamed Craters of the Moon area since the mid-1910s.
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U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Outdoor Recreation Project Proposal - Acquisition application by the City of Boise to acquire approximatley 325 acres of land adjoing Boise River on both sides, for the purpose of creating a green belt.
Robert W. Limbert's hand-drawn map of the Cinder Butte Region located near Arco, Idaho. The map includes drawings of wagon roads, horse trails, routes traveled by Limbert, camps, volcanic craters, and a scale.
A line of pack horses make a half circle as they cross the volcanic soil of the Craters of the Moon area. The horses are barely distinguishable from the rocks on the right side of the photo, about a quarter of the way down from the top.