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 »
Fort Bowie provides us with many stories from its long history through westward expansion and the Indain Wars. Read the article below to learn more about some of the people who added to the fort's history and gave it its personality.
Miss Daisy’s Silver Concho
Artifacts of the past can do more than teach us about how our ancestors lived. Some of these items have the power to spark our imaginations, ignite our curiosity, and even evoke feelings about, and for, those who lived in historical times. ...
Did You Know?
Chief Cochise visited Fort Bowie, now a National Historic Site, socially on several occasions after he made peace with General Howard. He would meet here, at the Post Trader building, to talk, trade and drink beer with the soldiers.