Willcox, AZ 85643
Chiricahua National Monument is located 120 miles southeast of Tucson. Take I-10 east from Tucson to the first exit for Willcox. Travel 3 miles into town to the stoplight and turn right. You will follow Arizona State Highway 186 for 32 miles to the junction of Arizona State Highway 181. Turn left and 4 miles later you will be at the Chiricahua entrance station. Maximum vehicle length is 29 feet to drive beyond the visitor center. A hiking shuttle is available daily at 9 am from the visitor center.
Chiricahua National Monument ranges from 5,124 feet / 1,562 meters in elevation at the entrance station to 7,310 feet / 2,228 meters at the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain. You can enjoy the differences of four seasons. http://www.nps.gov/chir/planyourvisit/weather.htm
Chiricahua Entrance Fee - $0.00
Chiricahua National Monument is a fee free park. No entrance fee is required.
The visitor center is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Mountain Standard Time. Exhibits about the geology, natural history, archaeology and cultural history are housed in the visitor center, build by CCC stone masons in the late 1930s. A short video about the park is available as well. A bookstore offers a wide range of titles on topics ranging from Apache history to children's books about the regional flora and fauna.