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.
Things To Do
A visit to Chiricahua National Monument offers many different facilities and attractions, there is something to interest everyone. The park's mild climate is suitable for a wide variety of outdoor activities throughout most of the year. Come and enjoy the outdoor activities available; day hiking, camping, picknicking, historic district tours, wildlife viewing, birding, nature photography, star gazing and horseback riding (bring your own stock).
Do you have a group of 10 or more people that would like a ranger-led program or guided hike? Contact the visitor center in advance to schedule a program at 520-824-3560 x0.
Did You Know?
Southeast Arizona was home to the Chiricahua Apache, under the leadership of Cochise. They surrendered for the final time in 1886 and were sent first to Florida and later to Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Many found homes in the hills of today's Chirichaua National Monument.