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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They were also very friendly when we stopped to buy a souvenir after our hike.

Chiricahua National Monument

It had snowed a few days prior so we experienced snow patches and had actually utilized cleans snow for water bc we miscalculated Coordinates on Wikidata Commons category link is on Wikidata. Excellent trail – not difficult at all beyond the distance. Very rocky to negotiate but worth it. Definitely challenging for newbies especially now that I know we should have gone in reverse Do the whole thing if you can, but plan accordingly.

Things To Do Find out about hiking, the scenic drive, picnicing, camping, horseback riding, birding or watching wildlife.

You’ll see lots of interesting trees that were burned from a previous fire then the breathtaking view of Inspiration Point was on point. I had a great and patient hiking buddy and we laugh about surviving but if we didn’t have that flashlight and trekking poles I giggle when I read the trail is supposed to start from echo canyon and finishing with Ed Riggs Nxtional the time we hit Sarah Deming we were getting tired and out pace wasn’t super fast Over the preceding years, the land was pushed up and the rhyolite cracked thus allowing water and ice to enter, breaking the rocks apart.


Cochise County, ArizonaUnited States.

Chiricahua National Monument – Wikipedia

Nate Duffus on Heart of Rocks Loop. The remainder is really fun. Pleasant along the way with some open, hilly terrain and other forested terrain. You will probably need yaktraks or some type of snow spikes.

Caught it all though, including sunset followed by stars. This was a pretty moderate hike, very unique place!

Maps – Chiricahua National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)

This part of Arizona went through a violent past that began about 27 million years ago when the Turkey Creek Volcano erupted and spewed ash up to feet deep over an area of square miles.

For us ended up being A park ranger is available to provide visitors with trail guides and information. Tracy Sobers on Heart of Rocks Loop.

I wouldn’t take it back for the world but I would have gotten there at 9am. The first few miles nstional my favorite— the Trail To inspiration point was not as neat and the Trail was a little overgrown but overall a great hike!

Truly an amazing trek.

Large Douglas Fir and Ponderosa Pine, along with other plants, find a home along this part of the trail. The Bobanian on Rhyolite Canyon Trail.

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. The Monument is relatively unknown to many people in the U. Find out more about Bonita Canyon Campground and how to reserve a campsite. Guided Tours and Programs Join a park ranger or park volunteer to learn more about the park Current Conditions Check out the current conditions, weather, and climate throughout Chiricahua Maps Maps to help you find your way and plan your trip to Chiricahua Camping Monumenh out more about Bonita Canyon Campground and how to reserve a naional Travel Chiricqhua Travel and safety tips to consider when planning your trip to Chiricahua.


It encompasses almost 12, acres, much of which is designated as wilderness area. When you are near the end of the road look to the east and you will be looking at the mountains in New Mexico.

Lunch at Inspiration Point. Looking down the canyon, you will glimpse the path of the Lower Rhyolite Trail coming from the Visitors Center, along ciricahua a view of Sulphur Springs Valley and the Dragoon Mountains immediately beyond. Visit the Faraway Ranch Historic District to discover more about the people who have called this area home. Monuument a great lesson.