• 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?

Paricutin volcano erupting

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.