Operating Hours & Seasons
Scenic Drive and Trails
The scenic drive is open year round, day and night. All trails in the monument are open from sunrise to sunset.
The Visitor Center
The Sunset Crater Volcano Visitor Center is open all year, except December 25.
Seasonal Hours of Operation
November - April 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM MST
May - October 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM MST
NOTE: Most of Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time. We stay on Mountain Standard Time year-round.
Did You Know?
Flagstaff, Arizona is the world's first designated International Dark Sky City. This helps to ensure dark night skies at 3 national monuments located nearby - Sunset Crater Volcano, Wupatki, and Walnut Canyon.