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.
Plan Your Visit
Chiricahua National Monument is truly one of the National Park Service secret treasures. If you are willing to drive the 37 miles off I-10, you will be surprised to discover a mountain wonderland of trees, wild animals, and the amazing balanced rock and pinnacles that make this place so unique.
Recreational vehicles and trailers longer than 29 feet are not permitted on the scenic drive beyond the visitor center. Click here for more information. This policy does not apply to commercial vehicles; tour busses or school busses.
There are no cabins or other lodging facilities at Chiricahua. Willcox is the closest community, 37 miles from the park, that has a variety of motels. There are a few local bed and breakfast places. Check the Area Lodging brochure for your options.
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.