Chiricahua National Monument

Address
Willcox, AZ
Main
520-824-3560
Website
Official Website
Type
Park

This traditional haunt of Cochise and his Chiricahua Apache band was declared a preserve in 1924. Known as the "Wonderland of Rocks," this territory is truly monumental, with startling rock formations, a natural bridge, and a ledge made entirely of volcanic hailstones. Wildlife viewing and nature trails abound.

Also in the park is Faraway Ranch, the 1915 home of the Erickson family. Tours of the home are available. Contact the Visitor Center for more information.

Allow 2-3 hours. The Monument is open 24 hours daily; the Visitor Center is open 8am to 4:30pm daily, closed on Christmas.

Type
Park
Hours
The Monument is open 24 hours daily; the Visitor Center is open 8am to 4:30pm daily, closed on Christmas.

Customizable Directions

Basic Directions

Hwy 90 to I-10 East; Exit 340; right on Hwy 186 to the National Monument sign on left.

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