In 1983, a 6.9 earthquake, the most powerful within the United States in over 20 years, hit the Borah Peak area, causing significant damage to the surrounding region.  Outdoor exhibits and interpretive panels illustrate the fault line that caused the earthquake, a replica of the summit of Borah Peak, the epicenter of the earthquake), other features of the landscape that were affected by the quake, along with the history and geology of the area, the history of earthquakes in the region, and the effects of the 1983 earthquake.