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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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 Find out more about Bonita Canyon Campground and how to reserve a campsite Travel Tips Travel and safety tips to consider when planning your trip to Chiricahua.

The weather was perfect so we decided to veer off on the Heart of Rocks Loop as well as Inspiration Point. By the time natkonal hit Sarah Deming we were getting tired and out pace wasn’t super fast The shuttle takes hikers to the Echo Canyon or Massai Point trailheads. Inthe last of The Chiricahua Apaches surrendered and were moved to reservations.

Do the whole thing if you can, but plan accordingly.

Hiking Trails near Chiricahua National Monument

Lunch at Inspiration Chirichaua. Hiking Chiricahua offers a range of day hiking options from easy to strenuous. The visitor center has exhibits relating to the geology, natural history, and cultural history of the area. We started at am And this shuttle they speak of. The rock formations are amazing. Nice snow scenes in heart of rocks loop as well. Hiking poles recommended for anticipated icy conditions. The monument was established on April 18,to protect its extensive hoodoos and balancing rocks.


Jonathan Minier on Heart of Rocks Loop. We did not do the heart of rock loop so keep that in mind for your mileage. Gecko Rock on the Echo Canyon Trail. Some areas 3 inches deep.

Truly an amazing trek. Great place to get away from things and take some pics without pushing oneself too hard with mojument tough climb. On your way into the Monument, make an monumeht to stop at the Visitors Center. Due to government shutdown, road is closed just past the campground. How to Get Here Best Trails in Chiricahua National Monument reviews. It snowed the night before and they closed the roads down, so I was the only out on the Big Loop which was incredible.

InSwedish immigrants settled in the area and built Faraway Ranch. I had a great chiicahua patient hiking buddy and we laugh about surviving but if we didn’t have that flashlight and trekking poles A visitor center is located two miles from the entrance to 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 Can’t wait to do it again soon! You are surrounded by mixed forest with a soft trail immediately, very cool trail.


The 8-mile paved scenic drive and miles of day-use hiking trails provide opportunities to discover the beauty, natural sounds, and inhabitants of this 11, acre site. The remainder naitonal really fun.

Chiricahua National Monument

When you are near the end of the road look to the east and you natioonal be looking at the mountains in New Mexico. There are many ways to hike in the canyons that comprise the Monument but I will give you one that starts and stops at Massai Point. They were also very friendly when we stopped to buy a souvenir after our hike.

The second half of the trail past Balancing rock is not as breathtaking as the canyons but still beautiful. Coordinates on Wikidata Commons category link is on Wikidata. The Bobanian on Rhyolite Canyon Trail. Retrieved 16 April Check out the current conditions, weather, and climate throughout Chiricahua.

Map of Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona

Info Alerts Maps Calendar Reserve. It is a loop trail that starts at Massai Point. Before I start talking about the trails, I would like to give you a little history of the Chiricahua National Monument.