There are many great things to do in and around Willcox. From hiking, biking, and outdoor activities, to museums and historic sites, there is something for every family. Take a few hours out of your weekend, pack a lunch, and see what Willcox and Cochise County have to offer.
Chiricahua National Monument
Explore the “Wonderland of Rocks” as you hike over 17 miles of trails and pathways through this amazing National Monument. It’s a must see for visitors and locals alike. Camping is also available in certain locations. You’ll want to visit the website for more details on park admission fees and hours of operation.
Fort Bowie National Historic Site
Visit this site, rich in historic significance. This fort was the site of conflicts between the Chiricahua Apaches and United States military troops, as one sought to preserve their way of life, and the other sought to claim new territory for settlement. There is no entrance fee to this site, and it’s open daily from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Rex Allen Arizona Cowboy Museum
Our cowboy roots run deep here in Willcox, and Rex Allen is our little town’s claim to fame! Come visit the exhibits, and spend time browsing through the gift shop for one-of-a-kind treasures for family and friends. You’ll want to visit the website for more information regarding museum times and admission prices.
Apple Annie's Orchard
A must-visit place for locals, Apple Annie’s Orchard offers fresh, locally grown produce, including corn, peaches, apples, and pumpkins. There are many weekend events and harvest festivals planned every year. They also welcome field trips and large groups. Visit their website to learn more about what Apple Annie’s Orchard has in store for you!
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Kartchner Caverns is a must-see! Only discovered in 1974 and opened to the public in 1988, this “live” cave is continually forming and changing as water from above drips down and calcifies, creating giant stalactites and stalagmites. There are a couple different caves to visit, and reservations are usually required. Visit the website for more information about times, prices, and hours of operation.