• Ruins of Fort Bowie

    Fort Bowie

    National Historic Site Arizona

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  • Visitor Center Fall Hours in Effect

    The visitor center will be open Fridays to Tuesdays from 8 am to 4 pm from October 11 – November 30, 2014, closed Wednesdays and Thursdays. The ruins areas, hiking trails, and administrative access road are all open during park hours, sunrise to sunset. More »

Operating Hours & Seasons

Visitor Center Open:
During the fall, October 13 - November 30, 2014, the visitor center will be open five days a week, Friday through Tuesday, from 8 am to 4 pm, Mountain Standard Time. Remember, most of Arizona does not use Daylight Saving Time.

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

Peak season is from March until May.

Did You Know?

Geronimo and Naiche

Although the leaders of Fort Bowie continually sought out Geronimo for talks, he was not the leader of the Chokonen Apache. Cochise’s son, Naiche, was the leader at that time, and Geronimo a respected medicine man.