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Chiricahua Regional Museum & Research Center

  • 127 E. Maley Willcox
  • Museum
  • 520-384-3971
Open: Monday through Saturday10:00AM - 5:00PM. History of Apache Indians, military, ranching, railroads, and mining in the Willcox and Sulphur Springs Valley area
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Coronado National Memorial

  • Park
  • 800-288-3861
In the mid-16th century, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado and his soldiers marched from Mexico into the San Pedro Valley searching for the Seven Cities of Cibola and its fabledgold. The National Park Service operates the 4,750-acre Memorial Park; it's also the beginning of the famous Arizona Trail, with its outstanding hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities. While at the Memorial's Visitor Center, explore the Coronado Cave. This cave is perfect for folks who would like a caving experience without rappelling, squeezing through tiny passageways or belly crawling. Allow 2 hours. Daylight picnic area; no overnight camping. Open 8am to 4pm daily. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Days. Hwy 92
Additional Contact: (520) 366-5515
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Douglas-Williams House

  • 1001 D Avenue Douglas
  • Museum
  • 520-364-7370
Museum that is the former home of James Douglas. It contains displays and exhibits of this turn-of-the-century copper smelting town.
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Environmental Operations Park

  • Park
  • 800-288-3861
Also known as the Sierra Vista Wastewater Wetlands, these unique wetlands also feature a native grass restoration project. The 50-acres of wetlands support aquatic vegetation and grasses once native to the region. Over 2,000 acre-feet of water treated through this natural system is returned to the aquifer each year to help protect the area's unique environment. Check it all out from the 1,800 square-foot wildlife-viewing platform. Guided bird walks conducted on Sundays. Allow 1 hour.
Additional Contact: (520) 458-5775 (Mon-Fri); (520) 459-2555 or (520) 378-0667 (Sun. Morning Tours)

Fairbank Historic Townsite

  • Hwy 82 Tombstone
  • Museum
  • 520-457-3062
Fairbank was the nearest train depot to Tombstone. The schoolhouse has been restored to its original beauty by the Bureau of Land Management.
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Fort Bowie National Historic Site

  • Landmark, Museum
  • 520-847-2500
Indian Wars of the West are commemorated at Fort Bowie, the site of the conflict between the Chiricahua Apaches and the U. S. military. 
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Fort Huachuca

  • Landmark
  • 800-288-3861
Established in 1877, Fort Huachuca significantly shaped both local and national history. Today, it proudly serves as Arizona's last active Army post. This military installation was instrumental in the surrender of Geronimo in August 1886. It is home to the 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment as well as the Buffalo Soldiers, who honorably earned their nickname during the Indian Wars.
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Fort Huachuca Museum & Annex

  • Fort Huachuca Sierra Vista
  • Museum
  • 800-288-3861
Fort Huachuca Museum and its Annex depicts the fascinating history of the U.S. Army in the southwestern United States.
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Garden Canyon

  • Fort Huachuca Sierra Vista
  • Landmark
  • 800-288-3861
Inhabited since 600 A.D., the Canyon has 53 pictographs, or rock art, from some of its earliest residents, as well as Apache pictographs from the 1700s. The canyon is easily and fully accessible from hiking trails winding through some of the most diverse flora and fauna in Arizona. You'll see a wide variety of wildlife, from deer to javelinas, and birders should be ready to add many special species to their life list. Allow 1 hour. Garden Canyon is occasionally closed for maneuvers.
Additional Contact: (520) 533-3000
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Henry F. Hauser Museum

  • Museum
  • 800-288-3861
Located in the Ethel Berger Center (across the parking lot from the Sierra Vista Visitor Center), the Henry F. Hauser Museum features Western and Native American displays with historic effects from Sierra Vista's early years. The museum celebrates the the historic events of the multicultural and robust Southeastern Arizona Territory through permanent and themed exhibits, events and publications. Allow 30 minutes. Open Monday through Wednesday 10am to 4pm and Thursday and Friday from 10am to 1pm
Additional Contact: (520) 417-6980 x560
 
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