• 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 »

Operating Hours & Seasons

Visitor Center:
Open:
The visitor center will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am to 4 pm from May 1 – October 12, 2014, Mountain Standard Time. Remember, most of Arizona does not use Daylight Saving Time.

Closed:
December 25

Ruins Trail:
Ruins Trail hours are from sunrise to sunset.

Peak season is from March until May.

Did You Know?

Barracks at Fort Bowie

Fort Bowie and Apache Pass were the focal points for U.S. military actions against the Chiricahua Apaches for control of Apache Spring and the region. These adobe walls are what’s left from the first and second posts which stood from 1862 to 1894.