Individual campsite fees are $20 per night or $10 for holders of a Interagency Senior or Access Pass. The sites are available by online reservations through www.recreation.gov by searching Chiricahua National Monument. The busiest times are spring and fall when the campground is typically full every night. Find out more about Bonita Canyon Campground.
Group site fees are $3 per person, per night. The site will accommodate 8-24 people in tents only.
Permits Are you a commercial photographer or videographer? Do you have a group larger than 15 people visiting the park? Would you like to have your wedding at the monument? See our Permits & Reservations page to access information regarding Special Use Permits for Chiricahua National Monument.
Annual Recreation Passes
Access, Military & Every Kid in a Park (4th Grade) Passes available at Chiricahua NM Visitor Center
Annual Pass and Senior Pass are not available for purchase at Chiricahua National Monument.
Interagency Senior and Access Pass holders may still use passes for discounted campground fees.
America the Beautiful - the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass: a pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person).
The following passes are available at Chiricahua National Monument:
4th Grade Pass - Every Kid in a Park
In 2018, Congress passed the Every Kid Outdoors Act to ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy public lands. The Every Kid in a Park initiative allows fourth graders nationwide to go to www.everykidoutdoors.gov and obtain a pass for free entry for them and their families to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters nationwide for an entire school year.
NOTE: Students must complete the activity at www.everykidoutdoors.gov and print out the paper pass. Bring the print out to Chiricahua National Monument Visitor Center to receive the official 4th Grade Pass.
Access Pass - Free
This pass replaces the Golden Access Passport. This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Documentation is required to obtain the pass. Acceptable documentation includes: statement by a licensed physician; document issued by Federal agency such as the Veteran's Administration, Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security Income; or document issued by a State agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency. The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder +3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas. Children under 16 are admitted free. The pass can only be obtained in person at the park.
The Access Pass provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50 percent price reduction. The pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.
Military Pass - Free
This free pass is designed for active duty military personnel. As gratitude for your services, this pass will grant you access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. Visit https://store.usgs.gov/pass/military.html for more details.
The pass admits the pass holder(s) and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder +3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas. (children under 16 are admitted free) The pass can be obtained in person at the park, by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, Ext. 1, or via the internet at https://store.usgs.gov/pass.
Volunteer Pass - Free
This pass is for volunteers acquiring 250 service hours on a cumulative basis. It provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of award. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder +3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas. Children under 16 are admitted free.
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