Visitor Center Summer Hours in Effect Beginning May 1, 2014
The visitor center will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 4:00 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 »
The bookstore within the Fort Bowie National Historic Site visitor center is operated by the Western National Parks Association (WNPA). WNPA was founded in 1938 to aid and promote the educational and scientific activities of the National Park Service. As a nonprofit organization authorized by Congress, they operate visitor center bookstores, produce publications, and support research and educational programs at more than 65 parks in 12 western states.
Become a member of WNPA and receive a 15% discount on bookstore or website purchases. Ask at the visitor center or complete the online form.
Did You Know?
The Butterfield Overland Mail Route ran between Memphis and St. Louis on the Mississippi River and San Francisco in California. Its traverse through Apache Pass, in present day Fort Bowie National Historic Site, was the highest point on the entire route.