Free camping and campgrounds
Chiricahua National Monument is recommended
Like soldiers frozen in stone...
Chiricahua National Monument is a fee area, IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO
KNOW BEAR FACTS PHOTO HERE Has anybody heard of a rattlesnake attacking
but just before the entrance booth, there is a
road to the right. Follow this road a couple
miles and there are several primitive campsites.
Pinery Canyon Road / Road#42
WHAT FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT
This is bear country.
Crazy rattlesnake attacking the car
Chiricahua National Monument
a vehicle? There was a rattlesnake in the road
and we pulled beside it to take a photo, then
he started attacking the car. This very aggressive
rattlesnake slammed into the car door several
times. Didn't get the best photograph, being
afraid he might come through the open window.
Chiricahua National Monument is a fee area,
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO
Has anybody heard of a rattlesnake attacking
DIRECTIONS: From I-5 exit at Wilcox. ROAD CONDITIONS: DISTANCES: Drinking water at Chiricahua National Monument RATTLESNAKE RANCH It is recommended to buy a National Parks Pass Free campgrounds and camping
From Sunizona, Arizona take Hwy.181
Follow the signs to Chiricahua National Monument.
Just before you enter Chiricahua National Monument
Turn right on Pinery Canyon Road / Road#42
The first couple miles are private lands.
(Pinery Canyon Road continues through to Paradise)
Take Hwy.186 south
Turn east on Hwy.181
Pinery Canyon Road is a rough dirt road.
Some serious washboards the first couple miles.
If you continue all the way through to Paradise,
there are some washes and creeks you have to
transverse... Passenger cars can make it with
good weather and caution.
From Hwy.80 and Hwy.181
Chiricahua National Monument 26 miles
(At the Visitor Center)
We expected a pit full of rattlesnakes and
some crazy person... instead we found a
museum in the middle of the desert.
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is home to thousands
of outdated planes and helicopters mothballed by the
United States Air Force and other allied forces. The 2,600
acre facility is the size of 1,300 football pitches and sprawled
across the desert in Tucson, Arizona and houses the 309th
Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG)
This 60 year-old facility is America's only storehouse for
It is valid for one year and covers entrance fees
to National Parks and Monuments.
ARIZONA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
CORONADO NATIONAL FOREST
PINERY CANYON ROAD
CHIRICAHUA NATIONAL MONUMENT
From I-5 exit at Wilcox.
Drinking water at Chiricahua National Monument
It is recommended to buy a National Parks Pass
Free campgrounds and camping