• Ruins of Fort Bowie

    Fort Bowie

    National Historic Site Arizona

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  • 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 »

Photos & Multimedia

Ringtail at night

Ringtail caught at night on a wildlife camera at Fort Bowie.

Fort Bowie National Historic Site has much to offer for both history buffs and naturalists. While photos and other multimedia cannot replace an actual visit to this site, we hope this page and its links will add to your experience, or entice you to come see what Fort Bowie NHS is all about.

Check out the Photo Gallery link above to see pictures of all that Fort Bowie has to offer: scenic views and some shots of those critters that hid when you walked by! We are currently working on updating the website with new features so check back to see what’s new!

Did You Know?

Apache Pass

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.