• Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

    Sunset Crater Volcano

    National Monument Arizona

Management

Wupatki, Sunset Crater Volcano, and Walnut Canyon National Monuments are managed collectively as the Flagstaff Area National Monuments. Together, they protect more than 40,000 acres and 3,000 archeological sites, in a landscape of expansive high deserts, canyons, mountains, mesas, and volcanic features.

Did You Know?

mock-up of lunar rover vehicle on cinder fields

In the 1960s, astronauts practiced for the first lunar landings on cinder fields in and around Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument