• Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

    Sunset Crater Volcano

    National Monument Arizona

Operating Hours & Seasons

From winter snow to spring flowers in Bonito Meadow, every season has something to discover.
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.