Thank you for your interest in supporting Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. Your donation will enhance the programs and activities to protect park resources and provide visitor services for Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference and we welcome and are grateful for your support.
The park is able to accept direct donations. If you are interested in donating directly to Sunset Crater, you may contact the Superintendent for more information or send donations to:
Diane Chung, Superintendent
If you are making a donation in someone's honor, please include the name and address of that person and they will receive an acknowledgement note.
Another way to donate is through the National Park Foundation which is the congressionally-chartered national philanthropic partner of the National Park System. The National Park Foundation stewards a tradition of private support for the parks begun by the American people more than a century ago. Your support for the National Park Foundation ensures that the evolving history and rich heritage of our Nation remains vital and relevant. For more information contact them at:
Did You Know?
The eruption of Sunset Crater Volcano must have been a powerful event. It destroyed all plants within a 5-mile radius. A fountain of fire, 850 feet high, was visible for miles around. An ash cloud rose 2.5 miles into the sky, and falling ash covered about 64,000 acres.