NEW Fire Restrictions in effect for Fort Bowie National Historic Site
Due to increased fire danger in southern Arizona, Fort Bowie National Historic Site will implement increased fire restrictions beginning Wednesday, May 22, 2013. More »
Visitor Center Hours Change on June 1, 2013
The visitor center will change to summer operation hours Saturday, June 1, and will be open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm daily through August 31. The hiking trails, ruins areas, and other areas of the fort remain open to the public during daylight hours.
Photos & Multimedia
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?
The Butterfield Overland Mail Route ran between Memphis and St. Louis on the Mississippi River and San Francisco in California. Its traverse through Apache Pass, in present day Fort Bowie National Historic Site, was the highest point on the entire route.