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 1, 2013 - May 22, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM MST
May 23, 2014 - October 31, 2014 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?
Sunset Crater Volcano is just one of about 600 in the San Francisco Volcano Field. Virtually every mountain you see from here is of volcanic origin.