Hike Echo Canyon Trail in Chiricahua National Monument

    4.5
    3.5 miles  - Out-and-Back Trail

    Added by Laura Hill

    Experience a winding, moderate intensity trail that leads you among unique rock formations and alligator juniper.

    This is a moderate trail, with a good amount of up and down.  But you won’t mind one bit, because you’ll be so awestruck with the scenery.  The distinct unique green coated rock formations of Chiricahua National Monument are on full display for this trail.  Note that the parking fills very quickly, so arrive early.  And make sure to call ahead to see what (if any) restrictions are in place.

    *Always remember to leave no trace – pack it in and pack it out!

    Length: 3.5 miles round-trip

    Difficulty: Moderate

    Elevation: 6,784 to 6,330 feet

    Directions to Trailhead: Located at the Echo Canyon Trail Parking Area, 5.5 miles past the Chiricahua National Monument visitors center on Bonita Canyon Drive

    GPS: N 32o 00.719',W 109o 18.949'

    Information: Chiricahua National Monument, 520-824-3560

    Read More
    Hiking
    Scenic
    Wildlife

    Go Pro.

    We're committed to building a better, more inclusive home for the modern outdoors. Go PRO to support our mission and get benefits like gear deals, no ads, and more!

    Learn More

    Reviews

    Rate this Adventure

    walk in the footsteps of Cochise

    This is an awesome immersive experience in the spires of Chiricahua.

    Unique Hike

    I couldn't get over how cool these rock formations were! I went with my mama, who was recovering from hip replacement surgery, so this trail is on the easy side of moderate. Make sure you bring enough water, and snacks for energy. And as always, follow LNT principals. Beautiful and peaceful, the trail is well kept. Highly recommend!

    Leave No Trace

    Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

    We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

    Stay Nearby

    East Bonita Canyon Road

    Bonita Canyon Campground

    San Simon, Arizona

    Portal Bunkhouse

    San Simon, Arizona

    Portal Ccc House

    Douglas, Arizona

    Camp Rucker Group Site

    Nearby Adventures

    Hike The Big Loop in Chiricahua National Monument

    5.0
    8.3 mi / 2000 ft gain

    Hike the Sugarloaf Mountain Trail in Chiricahua National Monument

    1.8 mi / 470 ft gain

    Camp at Chiricahua National Monument's Bonita Canyon

    5.0

    Hike to the Ruins of Fort Bowie

    5.0
    3 mi / 500 ft gain
    More Nearby Adventures