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 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.
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.
Do you have a group of 10 or more people that would like a ranger-led program or guided hike? Contact Kristin Sanderson in advance to schedule a program at 520-847-2500 x 1.
Did You Know?
The heliograph (an invention which uses mirrors and sunlight to transmit Morse Code) at Bowie Peak, above Fort Bowie, dispatched 334 messages during the last campaign against Geronimo.