• Natural Bridge Trail

    Chiricahua

    National Monument Arizona

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  • 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

'The Land of Standing-Up Rocks'

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).

We also offer programs and talks in the beautiful Bonita Canyon Campground. Campground programs usually start mid-March, weather permitting.

Tours inside the Faraway Ranch House are year round, subject to change without notice. Check at the visitor center for up to date information.

 

Groups

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?

Geronimo and Naiche

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.