Thanksgiving in Chiricahua National Monument

November 23-25, 2017

We've hiked these same trails so many times, but our backyard national monument never fails to dazzle.

Sugarloaf Mountain — highest peak in the Monument — from Echo Canyon trail.
Cracking up in The Grottoes.
Mexican Jays are expert moochers who will quickly separate you from your lunch if you're not paying attention!
Coues deer in The Monument have little fear of humans.
We made a side trip to Fort Bowie and volunteer Greg Sindad treated us to a wealth of information on the history of this site.
View across the San Pedro Valley from the balcony at Fort Bowie.