Laws & Policies
Flagstaff Area Monument's Compendium
To view the Flagstaff Area Monuments Compendium, updated on August 20, 2014, please click here.
National Parks are special places and Off Road Driving is not allowed at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. Many off road activities are available in the Coconino National Forest and Cinder Hills Off Road Vehicle Area. Please contact the Coconino National Forest for more information. To view the National Park Service Off-Road Driving brochure, please click here.
Did You Know?
Sunset Crater was nearly dynamited in 1929, to create a landslide for the Hollywood movie "Avalanche". Local citizens were outraged and lobbied for its protection. The result was establishment of Sunset Crater National Monument in 1930. "Volcano" was added to the name in 1990.