• 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 »

Things To Do

Activities include bird watching, hiking, and wildlife viewing.

While at the fort, visitors can tour the ruins of Fort Bowie and view the exhibits inside the visitor center. Picnic facilities are located at the trailhead and the visitor center.

 

Groups

Do you have a group that would like a ranger-led program or guided hike? Contact the visitor center in advance to schedule a program at 520-847-2500 x 1.

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.