• Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

    Sunset Crater Volcano

    National Monument Arizona

Nearby Attractions

Be sure to visit the other Flagstaff Area National Monuments:

Wupatki National Monument
16 mi

Walnut Canyon National Monument
25 mi

Other National Park Service Areas

Grand Canyon National Park
101 mi

Montezuma Castle National Monument
70 mi

Petrified Forest National Park
110 mi

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
145 mi


Other Attractions

Meteor Crater
50 mi

Museum of Northern Arizona
30 mi

The Arboretum at Flagstaff
35 mi

Coconino National Forest
1 mi


Local Information Resources

"Ancient Times" - the park newspaper (pdf, 1250 KB)

Flagstaff Convention & Visitors Bureau

Did You Know?

Aerial view of Sunset Crater Volcano

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.