Dante’s Peak film locations

Film locations: Idaho; Washington State

One of the brace of volcano movies to hit the screen in ’97. Where Volcano blew up Los Angeles, Roger Donaldson’s movie dumps hot lava over the Pacific Northwest.

The fictional town of ‘Dante’s Peak’ is Wallace, in the Bitteroot Mountains, part of the Western Rockies in Idaho.

The interior of the crater is Mount St Helens, Washington State.

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Dante’s Peak, 1997


Roger Donaldson


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Visit: Historic Wallace, Idaho


Wallace, Idaho, was also a location for Michael Cimino’s Heaven’s Gate.

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