• Ruins of Fort Bowie

    Fort Bowie

    National Historic Site Arizona

History & Culture

Fort Bowie was the focal point for military actions by the US Army against the Chiricahua Apaches for over 20 years. The artifacts, ruins, and written documentation leave a rich historical record. Click on the links above to learn more about the stories and people that make Fort Bowie National Historical Site so unique.

Did You Know?

Apache Spring

Apache Spring, control of which prompted General James Carleton to establish Fort Bowie, supported the first Fort Bowie and still runs today.