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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I wouldn’t take it back for the world but I would have gotten there at 9am. Lunch at Inspiration Point. Planning your adventure starts here!

It takes you along the rock formations on both sides of Hunt Canyon. On January 13,Paul Fugatea National Park Service mlnument and law enforcement ranger, disappeared after leaving the monument headquarters while in uniform, to check trails leading to the recently acquired Faraway Ranch. Gecko Rock on the Echo Canyon Trail.

The center offers a short film history of the park and has interesting displays of the canyon history and fauna.

A visitor center is located two miles from nationa, entrance to Chiricahua National Monument. This is a beautiful easy to moderate trail depending on your activity level. For us ended up nationla Parked at the visitor center and hiked up Rhyolite Canyon to heart of the rocks. Joe Bravo on Heart of Rocks Loop.


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Caught it all though, including sunset followed by stars. Great place to get away from things and take some pics monumen pushing oneself too hard with a tough climb. The second trail, leading back up the canyon, is the Hailstone Trail.

Worth every step to the top! It is a loop trail that starts at Massai Point. The visitor center has exhibits relating to the geology, natural history, and cultural history of the area. Pleasant along the way with some open, hilly terrain and other forested terrain. Inthe last of The Chiricahua Apaches surrendered and were moved to reservations. Hiking Chiricahua offers a range of day hiking options from easy to strenuous.

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

Cochise County, ArizonaUnited States. From the Visitors Center you can drive to the parking areas at Massai Point or Sugarloaf on 8 miles of paved road.

You’ll see lots chjricahua interesting trees that were burned from a previous fire then the breathtaking view of Inspiration Point was on point. Returned to Chiricahuas after visiting years ago, and it’s still magical.


The hike was challenging, but the views were so worth it! You can start this hike at the visitors center the only option I had during the shutdown.

Put this one on your list! By the time we hit Sarah Deming we were getting tired and out pace wasn’t super fast Large Douglas Fir and Ponderosa Pine, along with chirocahua plants, find a home along this part of the trail.

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Every turn was jaw dropping. You can enjoy looking at the large variety of plants, reptiles, birds and mammals that the Monument has to offer. I would definitely recommend this hike to others, and we definitely plan to go back! Tracy Sobers on Heart of Rocks Loop. Views Read Edit View history. We missed that memo