Visitor Centers

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Visitor Center, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

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Sunset Crater Volcano Visitor Center
Open daily from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (see holiday closures below). The Sunset Crater Volcano visitor center offers opportunities to connect with park rangers, exhibits, a film, the Western National Parks Association park store, restrooms, and picnic tables.


From Flagstaff, take U.S. 89 north for 12 miles (19km). Watch for milepost 430, and turn right on the Sunset Crater–Wupatki Loop Road (FS 545). Continue 2 miles (3km) to the visitor center.

Holiday Closures
The park's visitor center is closed on January 1, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25. Park trails remain open during these closures.
Note: Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument does not follow Daylight Savings Time and is on Mountain Standard Time (MST) year round.

Our interactive exhibits feature volcanos and the powerful forces behind them. Have fun learning about this unique landscape.

WNPA park store, restrooms, picnic tables. Information to help plan your visit.

Last updated: January 6, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

6400 U.S. 89
Flagstaff, AZ 86004


928-526-0502 x0

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