Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
On July 24, 2012, the Flagstaff Area National Monuments (FLAG) joined the ranks of over 90 other national park units as a certified Climate Friendly Park. Read more
Did You Know?
Legend says that 19th-century explorer John Wesley Powell named Sunset Crater Volcano because its rim of red and yellow cinders suggested the colors of a perpetual sunset.