Thank you for your interest in the Flagstaff Area National Monuments Education Program. This includes, Sunset Crater Volcano, Wupatki and Walnut Canyon National Monuments.National Park Service sites offer wonderful opportunities for students, of all ages, to experience an outdoor classroom. In gaining greater understanding of the earth and its inhabitants, students learn stewardship and preservation ethics. Park Rangers work to preserve and protect monument resources while teaching students about what makes the sites special.
The Flagstaff Area National Monuments is currently in the process of updating the education program. The following materials were designed to assist you in preparing for a class trip to the park(s), as well as offer resources to enhance your educational experience whether you bring your class to the Flagstaff Area Monuments, or want to bring the Flagstaff Area Monuments into your classroom.Click here for information on Planning a Field Trip.
Did You Know?
The San Francisco Peaks, backdrop for Flagstaff and much of northern Arizona, were named in 1629 by Franciscan missionaries in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. This was more than 200 years before what was then a small town in California acquired a similar name.