Lava Flow Trail
NPS photo by Dallas Larsen
This is a self-guided loop trail. Pick up a trail guide and explore an exciting volcanic landscape at the base of Sunset Crater Volcano.
Note: This trail does not climb the volcano, which is closed to hiking.
Did You Know?
Legend says that 19th-century explorer John Wesley Powell named Sunset Crater Volcano because its rim of red and yellow cinders suggested the colors of a perpetual sunset.