• Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

    Sunset Crater Volcano

    National Monument Arizona

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March 08, 2014
Tourism to the Flagstaff Area National Monuments creates $26,362,000 in Local Economic Benefit
Tourism to the Flagstaff Area National Monuments creates $26,362,000 in Local Economic Benefit

August 27, 2013
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ISSUES DECISION TO CONSTRUCT NEW TRAILS AT SUNSET CRATER VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK
Today, acting Regional Director Laura Joss signed a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the development of a new hiking trail system at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument.

Did You Know?

A firey night eruption in Hawaii

The eruption of Sunset Crater Volcano must have been a powerful event. It destroyed all plants within a 5-mile radius. A fountain of fire, 850 feet high, was visible for miles around. An ash cloud rose 2.5 miles into the sky, and falling ash covered about 64,000 acres.