Map of Chiricahua National Monument, southeast Arizona, showing roads, trails and other features. The 8-mile paved scenic drive and miles of day-use hiking trails provide opportunities to discover the beauty, natural Chiricahua National Monument Map. Chiricahua National Monument is a unit of the National Park System located in the Chiricahua Map showing the location of Chiricahua National Monument.

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Today the area is dotted with rock formations such as spires, balance rocks and other shapes. Contact the Park Mailing Address: Chiricahua National Monument Arizona. The visitor center has exhibits relating to the geology, natural history, and cultural history of the area.

Plan Your Visit – Chiricahua National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)

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How to Get Here In recent history, the Apache Indians inhabited these mountains from the early s. Great monmuent all along the way! If you have an active imagination, the rocks will remind you of things such as Duck on the Rock, Punch and Judy, and The Sea Captain to name a few.


It had snowed a few days prior so we experienced snow patches and had actually utilized cleans snow for water bc we miscalculated You’ll see lots of interesting trees that were burned from a previous nwtional then the breathtaking view of Inspiration Point was on point. Great place to get away from things and take some pics without pushing oneself too hard with a tough climb. Here is a hint for those of you that want to take it a little easier and see it all: Before I start talking about the trails, I would like to give you a little history of the Chiricahua National Monument.

Chiricahua National Monument Hiking Trails and Pictures Down by the River Bed and Breakfast

Take the one that goes over to the Echo Canyon Trail. Visit our website blogs for other interesting things to do in Southeastern Arizona. I also finished the last few miles in the dark after hiking 10 miles in seven hours including stops. Take your time and enjoy this one.

Chiricahua National Monument

Inthe last of The Chiricahua Apaches surrendered and were moved to reservations. If you’re doing the whole loop back to the parking lot, it’s not 8 miles like listed, it’s between miles.

Chiricahua National Monument is off the beaten path, but is well worth the journey. It is a loop trail that starts ntaional Massai Point. Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona”.


Hiking In The Chiricahua National Monument

Planning your adventure starts here! You will probably need yaktraks or some type of snow spikes. Ron Fenton on South Fork Trail Austin Santos on South Fork Trail Guided Tours and Programs. The second trail, leading back up the canyon, is the Hailstone Trail.

But i know about the shuttle now Later descendants and in-laws of the owners of the ranch Ed Riggs and his wife worked to build trails to view the rocks, and provided tours for visitors to the area to show off the canyons and rock formations. Chkricahua encompasses almost 12, acres, much of which is designated as wilderness area. This page was last edited on 21 Mayat This trail will be slick in next day or two.

Back to the trail towards the Heart of Rocks trail