Sunset Crater-Wupatki Loop Road explores a volcanic landscape and pueblos from ancient residents
About 900 years ago, the ground north of Flagstaff rumbled and shook. A fountain of fire spewed lava and ash into the air, destroying much, yet also creating two sites now crowned as national monuments. The 35-mile Sunset Crater-Wupatki Loop Road lets you explore Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument and the pueblo remains at Wupatki (pronounced wuh-POT-kee) National Monument.
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