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Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument - Arizona
What to do if you have little time : Lava Flow Trail
Sunset Crater is an old volcano.
Like all National Monuments, a contribution is requested at the entrance to the park. It is $ 20 per vehicle. If you have the "America the beautiful" pass, access is included.
Lava Flow Trail
1 mile - 1 hour
This loop of only 1 mile winds through old lava flows. From this trail you have good views of the craters. On the way, we leave the concrete path to take the gravel path.
Access : from Flagstaff, take US89 north until you see signs for Sunset Crater. The Lava Flow Trail parking is located 3.5 miles after leaving the US89.
Lava Flow from Lenox Crater Trail parking
0,1 mile - 0h15
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