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.
The Information Desk Assistant duties include greeting visitors, answering questions concerning the Memorial and surrounding area, selling bookstore items, stocking and arranging brochures and sales items, and maintaining and updating information files. You will operate a cash register and credit card machine, handle money, and welcome visitors to our site.
Good oral communication skills and the desire to interact with visitors are needed to be an Interpretive Assistant. You will participate in planning, researching, and presenting interpretive programs, designing bulletin boards and other visual materials, and/or leading cave tours.
The VIP Coordinator Assistant provides assistance training new volunteers, files monthly volunteer expense sheets and calendars, tracks volunteer hours, compiles annual statistics, orders volunteer supplies, and assists with the preparation and distribution of the volunteer newsletter.
New Volunteers will receive an orientation to the monument. In addition, each volunteer will receive a volunteer uniform shirt, nametag, and other items necessary for the assigned duties.
For more information, contact the park volunteer coordinator at 520-824-3560ext. 0, or stop in at the visitor center if you are in the area.
Did You Know?
The bush with the pretty red bark is manzanita, which is Spanish for little apple. These small berries are an excellent food source for black bears, coati-mundi, and many birds at Chiricahua National Monument.