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.
Photos & Multimedia
Chiricahua National Monument has so much to offer, in all different seasons, that it's almost impossible to experience everything in just one visit. While photos and other multimedia cannot replace an actual visit to the Chiricahua Mountains, we hope this page and its links will add to your visits. Check out our Photo Gallery to see pictures of the Monument in different seasons and those critters that hid when you walked by, and our Multimedia to view video podcasts from different rangers.
We are currently working on updating the website with new features including Cool Videos, Tours and Ranger Minutes. Check back to see what's new!
Did You Know?
The first settlers to live in Bonita Canyon were Ja Hu Stafford and his wife Pauline. They originally built a one-room, log cabin in 1880, which grew with his family. You can still see the cabin today at Chiricahua National Monument.