Top Adventures in Apache

  • Hike The Big Loop in Chiricahua National Monument

    27 million years ago, a large volcanic eruption in the Chiricahua Mountains left behind volcanic ash which eroded into the hoodoos and balancing rocks at Chiricahua National Monument aka The Wonderland of Rocks. The rock formations are very simila...

    8.3 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Hike Echo Canyon Trail in Chiricahua National Monument

    This is a moderate trail, with a good amount of up and down.  But you won’t mind one bit, because you’ll be so awestruck with the scenery.  The distinct unique green coated rock formations of Chiricahua National Monument are on full display for th...

    3.5 miles

  • Hike the Sugarloaf Mountain Trail in Chiricahua National Monument

    This short hike is spectacular at sunset. Park in the parking just beyond Echo Canyon right off of the park's scenic eight mile drive. Follow the well marked trail along the edge of Sugarloaf Mountain for beautiful views of the surrounding rock fo...

    1.8 miles 470 ft gain

  • Camp at Chiricahua National Monument's Bonita Canyon

    Looking for an authentic hiking and camping weekend? Then the Bonita Canyon Campground in Chiricahua National Monument is your ticket. The Chiricahua National Monument is a uniquely beautiful place. There are wonderful hiking trails, some of the b...

  • Hike to the Ruins of Fort Bowie

    Fort Bowie is an abandoned military outpost and the site of many bloody battles between the government and Native Americans. The fort and visitor center can only be reached on foot, which guarantees a quiet, uncrowded experience through this lovel...

    3 miles 500 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Douglas, Arizona

      Camp Rucker Group Site

      Overview Camp Rucker Group Site sits in the beautiful and remote Chiricahua Mountains of southeastern Arizona. The group camping area offers mountain views and plenty of space for group camping for...

    • San Simon, Arizona

      Portal Ccc House

      Overview The Portal CCC House is a five-room cabin located just west of Portal, Arizona. The fieldstone masonry cabin has been determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places and i...

    • San Simon, Arizona

      Portal Bunkhouse

      Overview The Portal Bunkhouse is a two-room cabin located one mile west of Portal, Arizona. Constructed in 1933 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Bunkhouse is listed on the National Register ...

    • East Bonita Canyon Road

      Bonita Canyon Campground

      Overview Bonita Canyon Campground is located in Chiricahua National Monument, known as the "Wonderland of Rocks." Visitors love Chiricahua for its stunning rock columns (hoodoos), hiking trails, an...

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