Visitor Center Summer Hours in Effect Beginning May 1, 2014
Summer hours are in effect for the visitor center from May 1 - October 12, 2014 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. The hikers' shuttle will leave the visitor center at 9 am. For more information call 520-824-3560 0. More »
Entrance and Camping Fees Waived this Summer
From June 1 through September 30, all entrance fees will be waived and federal lands passes will not be available for purchase at the park. More »
Mushroom Rock Trail Closed to Horses, Hikers Use Caution
Mushroom Rock Trail is closed to horses due to hazardous conditions caused by recent flooding. Hikers use caution. Trail is washed out in place and may be difficult to follow.
Be A Junior Ranger
Would you like to learn more about the geology, animals, plants, history, and people at the monument? Stop at the visitor center and pick up a free copy of the park's Junior Ranger Activity Booklet.
Discovery DaypackTo assist you in your Junior Ranger adventures, check out a FREE Discovery Daypack at the visitor center. Field guides, binoculars, and a magnifying glass are some of the items inside the pack for you to use during your visit to the park.
Did You Know?
The rock formations at Chiricahua National Monument were carved by ice and water from layers of rhyolite, which was originally ash blown out during the Turkey Creek Volcano eruption 27 million years ago.