• Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

    Sunset Crater Volcano

    National Monument Arizona


dog sitting in car

Don't leave your pet in a hot car.

photo by Carol Kruse

Pets are NOT ALLOWED on any trails in the monument or in buildings.

Pets are allowed in the parking lot only and must be leashed at all times. Please clean up after your pet.

NOTE: Summer heat is intense; pets left in vehicles - even for a short time - can suffer heat stroke and die.

Did You Know?

Sunset Crater penstemon in bloom

The Sunset Crater penstemon (Penstemon clutei) is found only on cinder deposits within the San Francisco Volcanic Field, including Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, in northern Arizona.