Places To Go

Entrance sign in grassland at Fort Bowie National Historic Site
Entrance to Fort Bowie


Visitor Center

Stop by the Visitor Center for information, tours, and to see artifacts in our museum. The visitor center hours change seasonally and is closed December 25. See the visitor center hours page for more information.


From Willcox, AZ drive southeast for 20 miles on State Road #186 to the Fort Bowie turn off, then drive another eight miles on the unpaved road to the Fort Bowie Trailhead. Be prepared to walk the three miles round trip to the ruins and back to your car. From the town of Bowie, AZ the trailhead is located on Apache Pass Road, 13 miles south. The park is 116 miles east of Tucson, AZ via I-10, and 227 miles from Phoenix, AZ.

Last updated: October 30, 2017

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 158
Bowie, AZ 85605



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