Lenox Crater Trail
Photo by Joelle Clark
This is your opportunity to climb a cinder cone. (Sunset Crater Volcano is closed to hiking due to erosional damage.)
From the top, you can see the San Francisco Peaks, Sunset Crater and its lava flow.
Did You Know?
When Paricutin erupted in Michoacan, Mexico in 1943, scientists flocked to the site. Observations and studies there have helped to explain the eruption of Sunset Crater Volcano in Arizona 900 years earlier.