A "Wonderland of Rocks" is waiting for you to explore at Chiricahua National Monument. The 8-mile paved scenic drive and 17-miles of day-use hiking trails provide opportunities to discover the beauty, natural sounds, and inhabitants of this 11,985 acre site. Visit the Faraway Ranch Historic District to discover more about the people who have called this area home.
A Wonderland of Rocks
Rock the Rhyolite
Hike for Your Health! Hike a combined 5 mi / 8 km in the park and earn a commemorative pin from a park ranger.
Faraway Ranch Historic District Tours
Join a tour of Faraway Ranch: Saturday and Sunday at 11am and 2pm. It is recommended to call ahead for tour availability.
Geology of the 'Wonderland of Rocks'
Rock pinnacles are the result of the erosion of compacted volcanic ash from the eruption of an ancient volcano just south of the park.
Birding at Chiricahua
Southeast Arizona, and Chiricahua in particular, is a premier birding area of the country. Download the park's bird checklist for your visit
Keep the Wild in Wildlife
Feeding wildlife can put your life and the animals' life at risk. Here are tips for enjoying wildlife and staying safe.
Last updated: March 2, 2018