Sunset Crater Volcano: An Outdoor Classroom

Welcome teachers, students, and parents! Sunset Crater Volcano offers adventures for students of all ages, whether you are able to visit in person or not.

Find lesson plans, information to plan your field trip, and more to help you use Sunset Crater Volcano as your outdoor classroom.




Lesson Plans

Bring Sunset Crater Volcano to your students. Find lesson plans to use before and after your field trip or independently in your classroom.

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Volunteer helping kids create a cinder cone volcano.

Plan a Field Trip

Find resources for planning your field trip, links to fee waiver forms, and more.

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School Bus

Take a Virtual Field Trip

Explore the lava Flow Trail from your computer. (The numbered stops do not match those on the real trail – this field trip is strictly virtual.)

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Lichen at Sunset Crater.

Last updated: February 24, 2015

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6400 U.S. 89
Flagstaff, AZ 86004


(928) 526-0502

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