Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Flagstaff

4.5
Visit Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument and walk through the most recent lava field to form in Arizona. About 900 years ago, the crater ruptured and lava and ash covered the area, forcing people to evacuate. Now a purple flower native only to this volcanic field grows here. When you explore the trails surrounding the crater, stay on the trails to help preserve the fragile structure and do not take any lava rocks. Make Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument part of your personalized Flagstaff itinerary using our Flagstaff trip itinerary maker .
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  • It had been raining when we left Flagstaff so the drive was cool especially at the higher elevations. To come upon the lava fields was astounding. This area has far fewer tourist than many of the attr...  more »
  • Awesome park! So much to do and see! And cheap entrance fee. Also the fee includes Wupatki Ruins! This a must see and do!  more »

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