• Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

    Sunset Crater Volcano

    National Monument Arizona


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?

Landscape with San Francisco Peaks

Sunset Crater Volcano is just one of about 600 in the San Francisco Volcano Field. Virtually every mountain you see from here is of volcanic origin.