• 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 »

Fees & Reservations

Permits

There are no entrance fees.

Are you a commercial photographer or videographer? Do you have a group larger than 15 people visiting the park? Would you like to have your wedding on site? Click the link, Permits, above to access information regarding Special Use Permits for Fort Bowie National Historic Site.

 

America The Beautiful Interagency Passe

Visit the USGS Store or the Recreation.gov website at the addresses below to purchase online the America The Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass, Senior Pass, and the Access Pass.


http://store.usgs.gov/pass/index.html

www.recreation.gov


 

Did You Know?

Heliograph

Heliographs are instruments which use a mirror and sunlight to transmit Morse Code. General Nelson Miles realized that southern Arizona’s mountainous terrain and huge amounts of sunlight would make the heliograph useful in his campaigns from Fort Bowie against Geronimo in 1886.