Sunset Crater Trails

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Sunset Crater and Wupatki National Monuments Scenic Drive: Sunset Crater - Wupatki Loop Road :: Flagstaff, AZ

This 35-mile long loop drive passes a spectacular volcanoscape at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument and explores ancient Anasazi and Sinagua ruins at Wupatki National Monument.

Lava Flow Trail :: Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, AZ

Lava Flow Trail is a hiking trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 6,974 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 26 fee

Long Trail :: Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, AZ

Long Trail is a hiking trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 6,972 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 226 feet.

Lenox Crater Trail :: Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, AZ

Lenox Crater Trail is a hiking trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Coconino National Forest and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 6,969 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with

Forest Service 545a Road :: Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, AZ

Forest Service 545a Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Coconino National Forest and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. It is 4.5 miles long and begins at 6,922 feet altitude. Traveling the entire

O’Leary Peak :: Sunset Crater National Monument, AZ

The route follows Forest Service Road 545A past the Bonito Lava Flow within Sunset Crater National Monument, and then up the slopes of O’Leary Peak to terminate near the fire lookout tower on top of the mountain. Along the way are splendid examples o

Sunset Crater and Wupatki National Monument :: Flagstaff, AZ

Sunset Crater National Monument is a 1,000-foot-high historic cone. Here you will find strange rivers of lava that erupted 900 years ago that look as though they happened yesterday. There are many trails to hike along and explore; visitors, however,

Lenox Crater :: Flagstaff, AZ

In 1064 a.d. the landscape just east of the San Francisco Peaks changed dramatically. Volcanic eruptions took place, spewing ash and debris across the surrounding plateau, and several cinder cones were formed. Today, one of the largest of these con

O’Leary Basin Trail :: Winona, AZ

This trail travels through the black lava dunes that surround Sunset Crater National Monument but outside of the popular OHV area. If anything, this trail has the most impressive scenery of all those that pass through this unique region, and the trai

O’Leary Peak Trail :: Winona, AZ

This trail travels through the edge of the Cinder Hills OHV Area and Sunset Crater National Monument to climb O’Leary Peak, one of the volcanic peaks contained within the San Francisco Volcano Field. Special Attractions: Twisting black cinder trail

Schultz Pass Trail :: Flagstaff, AZ

Schultz Pass is a well-known backcountry drive, which is often combined with a visit to Sunset Crater and can be combined with one or two of the trails within the Cinder Hills OHV Area to make a full-day’s tour. The graded road winds over the souther