Visitor Center Summer Hours in Effect Beginning May 1, 2014
The visitor center will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am to 4 pm from May 1 – October 12, 2014. The ruins areas, hiking trails, and administrative access road are all open for the summer during park hours, sunrise to sunset. More »
Would you like to learn more about the animals, plants, history, and people at Fort Bowie National Historic Site? Stop at the visitor center and pick up a free copy of the park's Junior Ranger Activity Booklet.
Are you unable to travel to the park but still want to be a Junior Ranger? Visit the Webranger page to learn how to become a Junior Ranger from home!
To assist you in your Junior Ranger adventures, check out a FREE Discovery Daypack at the visitor center. Field guides, binoculars, and a magnifying glass are some of the items inside the pack for you to use during your visit to the park.
Did You Know?
Did you know that California troops who thought they were marching to a Civil War battle ended up fighting Cochise’s Apaches warriors in Apaches Pass? That July 1862 battle led to the establishment of Fort Bowie.