Ft. Bowie National Historic Site
Located in: Cochise County
520-847-2500, off AZ Hwy. 186, near Bowie, AZ. Free. Visitors Center 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Trails dawn–dusk. Hike 1.5 miles to reach ruins. Allow 3 hours.Historic Ft. Bowie was established to protect strategic Apache Pass. It gave protection to settlers and travelers during skirmishes with Apaches during the last half of the 19th century. Ruins and historical exhibits.