• Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

    Sunset Crater Volcano

    National Monument Arizona

Campgrounds

There is no camping in the monument.

However, Bonito Campground, operated by the US Forest Service, is located across from the visitor center at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument.

This campground is generally open from late May through mid-October. There are no hook-ups.

For futher information contact the Coconino National Forest at 928-526-0866.


Did You Know?

Aerial view of Sunset Crater Volcano and surrounding cinder fields.

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.