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Perfect for learning about the awesome nature of geology and mother earth

On a tour with the Geological Society of America and the University of Northern Arizona... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
bdibar
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Highland, California
Steep hike

Long unpaved bumpy road to crater non 4x4 cars can use it but slow going. Very steep hard climb... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
jbk2003
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Tampa, Florida
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12 Jun 2018
“Perfect for learning about the awesome nature of geology and mother earth”
5 Jan 2018
“Steep hike”
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E. Tub Ranch Road, Flagstaff, AZ
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

On a tour with the Geological Society of America and the University of Northern Arizona. Wonderfully large volcanic cone that can be climbed and explored. A nice dirt road takes one off US 89 to the San Francisco Volcanic Field which includes several large structures....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Long unpaved bumpy road to crater non 4x4 cars can use it but slow going. Very steep hard climb, but worth it if seeing a crater is something on your bucket list. Plus very few people go here so its quiet. If you dont want...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

The entrance to S.P. Crater can be a little difficult to find, and there are no signs directing you to the Crater, so visiting can be an adventure, but it is worth it. The lava flow is impressive. If you intend to climb to the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed December 8, 2016

I have climbed this volcano many times. It is an almost perfect cinder cone, which says a lot considering how easily these cinder piles erode away. The spatter rampart on the rim is an awesome agglomerate of volcanic bombs, one of which we measured at...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

this is worth the side trip. not for those who have physical challenges. we found it great exercise and interesting.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed August 14, 2015

They won't allow you to climb Sunset Crater, but you can climb S P Crater. It's tough, no trail, and over 800 ft high, but worth it. Take 89A north out of Flagstaff for 27 miles to E. Tub Ranch Rd, M.P. 487.7, (1.7 miles...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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