S P Crater is a cinder cone volcano in the San Francisco volcanic field, 25 miles (40 km) north of Flagstaff, Arizona. It is surrounded by several other cinder cones which are older and more eroded. It is a striking feature on the local landscape, with a well-defined lava flow that extends for 4.3 miles (7 km) to the north.Arrange to visit S P Crater and other attractions in Flagstaff using our Flagstaff trip itinerary planner.
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SP Crater is an excellent example of a classic volcanic cinder cone, the likes of which you're not allowed to hike at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. You can hike it here, but it is TOUGH... more »
Was recommended by our son who had passed this way about 20 years ago on his way to CA. This is a one of a kind thing which kind of defies description. Cheap, too, if you have the right combination.... more »
Very cool place, might be hard to miss the dirt road from the freeway but a very interesting place to see and visit if your in the area, you can even climb the cinder cone to get the entire view
Cool place to visit and look around. The dirt road has some washboard spots but wasn't too bad.
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