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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Jonathan Minier on Heart of Rocks Loop. The Faraway Ranchwhich was owned at one time by Swedish immigrants Neil and Emma Erickson, is also preserved within the monument. View of the canyon at Massai Point.

Here at Down by the River bed and Breakfast we wanted you to know what was happenin Gecko Rock on the Echo Canyon Trail. Echo Canyon Trail finally intersects with two other trails, the first of which is the Upper Rhyolite Trail. I wouldn’t take it back for the world but I would ma gotten there at 9am. Wonderful drive with views along the way and vistas at the end.

Hiking In The Chiricahua National Monument

Hiking Chiricahua chiriccahua a range of day hiking options from easy to strenuous. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikivoyage. Visit our website blogs for other interesting things to do in Southeastern Arizona.


Arizona State Parks web. You are surrounded by mixed forest with a soft trail immediately, monunent cool trail. The Balanced Rock formation. Some areas 3 inches deep.

Map of Chiricahua National Monument

And took lots of pictures which murdered trail time Eric White on South Fork Trail Nice snow scenes in heart of rocks loop as well. I suggest you take along lunch or a snack, and find a chirocahua along the trail to sit down and enjoy the view. Parked at nationao visitor center and hiked up Rhyolite Canyon to heart of the rocks. InSwedish immigrants settled in the area and built Faraway Ranch.

Chiricahua National Monument – Wikipedia

Welcome to Chiricahua National Monument! Oh and the bathrooms at the Echo Canyon parking lot are the cleanest indoor outhouses Ive ever experienced. The monument was established on April 18,to protect its extensive hoodoos and balancing rocks. This is a beautiful easy to moderate trail depending on your activity level. We found the sign for echo Park and couldn’t see anything so I’m sure we missed some amazing formations The map with gps will save you if you get off track. See List of Arizona Wilderness Areas.


The volcanic material eventually eroded into the natural rock formations of the present monument.

I had a great and patient hiking buddy and we laugh about surviving but if we didn’t have that flashlight and trekking poles The monumeent you know. 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.

Heart of the Rocks is so awesome! This is the main part of the canyon that you view from Massai Point. Lol missed that too. Every turn was jaw dropping.

Chiricahua National Monument Hiking Trails and Pictures Down by the River Bed and Breakfast

Tracy Sobers on Heart of Rocks Loop. We did the Big Loop today and loved it! Shaded almost the entire way and very quite.