• Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

    Sunset Crater Volcano

    National Monument Arizona

Where To Eat

visitor at picnic table

Visitor center picnic area

NPS poto

There is no food service in the monument, but there are picnic tables near the visitor center, at the Lava Flow parking area, and at Painted Desert Vista picnic area on the way to Wupatki National Monument.

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.