Visitor Center Fall Hours in Effect
The visitor center will be open Fridays to Tuesdays from 8 am to 4 pm from October 11 – November 30, 2014, closed Wednesdays and Thursdays. The ruins areas, hiking trails, and administrative access road are all open during park hours, sunrise to sunset. More »
Rocks in the Chiricahua National Monument and the Fort Bowie National Historic Site, John V. Bezy, Arizona Geological Survey 2001
Interpretive Map and Guide to the Volcanic Geology of Chiricahua National Monument and Vicinity, Cochise County, Arizona; John S. Pallister & Edward A. du Bray, US Geological Survey 1997
Fort Bowie, Arizona Combat Post of the Southwest, 1858-1894; Douglas C. McChristian, University of Oklahoma Press, 2005
A Clash of Cultures, Robert M. Utley, National Park Service, 1977
Did You Know?
Fort Bowie National Historic Site is situated in an unusual habitat located between upper desert grassland and oak woodland ecological zones. Different animals from coyotes and gila monsters to coatimundis and black bears have been spotted!