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Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument

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Sunset Crater is a perfectly symmetrical crater that rises up 1,000 feet. Remnants of a volcanic eruption between 1040-1100. Explore the area by hiking the 1-mile loop Lava Flow Trail or climb a cinder cone on the steeper 1-mile Lenox Crater Trail. Stunning shades of red from oxidization of iron and sulfur contrast with wildflowers and trees amidst a backdrop of the San Francisco Peaks in the distance.


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