O'Leary Peak is a lava dome volcano, not a cinder cone like Sunset Crater Volcano. Views from the top are outstanding - this is the only way to look down into the crater of Sunset Crater Volcano.
The trailhead is at the US Forest Service group campground, just west of the visitor center.
|Distance||7 miles round-trip|
4-5 hours round-trip
|Accessibility||Hike is along a roadbed, which is rough with pot holes, rocks and eroded sections.|
|Because this hike is on US Forest Service land, you may take your pet along - on a leash. Summer temperatures may be fatal to pets left in vehicles.|