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October 11, 2017
More Than the Moon, Night Sky Program at Chiricahua
Chiricahua National Monument (NM) will be hosting a night sky party Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 6-9 pm at the Faraway Ranch picnic/parking area which is one mile beyond the park entrance.

June 09, 2017
Bonita Canyon Campground Proposed Fee Increase
Park Management is considering an increase in the camping fee at Bonita Canyon Campground. Currently the camping fee is $12 per site per night, or $6 for Senior, Access, Golden Age and Golden Access passholders. This has been the fee since 2002.

May 08, 2017
Chiricahua National Monument Hosts Global Big Day Birding Event
Join a park ranger for this special event with guided bird walks at 9:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, May 13 and 14, 2017.

April 21, 2017
Economic Benefit of SEAZ parks to neighboring communities
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 195,366 visitors to Southeast Arizona Group in 2016 spent $11,453,700 in communities near the park. That spending supported 168 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $13,304,200.

April 18, 2017
Gaxiola sentenced to 76 years
On April 17, 2017, defendant Gil Gaxiola was sentenced in Cochise County to 76 years in prison after having been convicted of attempted first degree murder of a National Park Service employee.


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Last updated: May 8, 2017

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