“Most travelers hurry too much...the great thing is to try and travel with the eyes of the spirit wide open ... with real inward attention. can extract the essence of a place once you know how.” ― Lawrence Durrell

Photo of small cemetery under some trees.

Erickson Cemetery

Some homesteaders loved Bonita Canyon so much they wanted to be buried here.

Black and white photo of a large square two-story house.

Faraway Ranch

Faraway Ranch was important not just to the families who lived there, but to the many visitors who felt welcome in the Chiricahua Mountains.

View down a canyon full of rock pinnacles, looking out across a valley.

Massai Point

Massai Point has always been a central focus of the monument.


Chiricahua also boasts a Historic Designated Landscape, due to many Civilian Conservation Corps projects during the 1930s and early 1940s.

Last updated: February 7, 2019

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