A Wonderland of Rocks
A "Wonderland of Rocks" is waiting for you to explore at Chiricahua National Monument. The 8-mile paved scenic drive and 17-miles of day-use hiking trails provide opportunities to discover the beauty, natural sounds, and inhabitants of this 11,985 acre site. Visit the Faraway Ranch Historic District to discover more about the people who have called this area home.
Awesome Night Skies
Have you looked up lately and counted the stars?The Chiricahua Mountains are in an area of spectacular, dark night skies.Read More
Ranger Minute-Geology pt. 2
Join Ranger Suzanne for part two of the two part series to learn about the geology of the park and how the rocks came to be.Read More
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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.