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Grand Canyon Landmarks Tour by Airplane
"Set off from Grand Canyon National Park Airport on your morning or afternoon airplane tour of Grand Canyon landmarks. As you ride aboard a comfortable Vistaliner plane with panoramic windows listen to narration about the geologic forces that helped create the dramatic canyon and surrounding terrain and the various peoples who have lived there. Keep your camera ready as you fly over Zuni Point — one of the few lookouts on the South Ri a popular vista point on the South Rim and glimpse the gorgeous colors of the Painted Desert in the distance. See the remote North Rim including its highest viewpoint Point Imperial. Admire the Kaibab Plateau and dense greenery of the Kaibab National Forest before returning to Grand Canyon National Park Airport at the conclusion of your 40-minute aerial tour."""
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H1 Hummer Adventure from Phoenix
"There’s a reason that the U.S. Army outfits its fleets with Humvees: They’re bold they’re versatile and they’re badass. The M998 Humvee is military-grade only but the Hummer H1 is the closest a civilian can get. This off-road vehicle is perfect for the rough-and-tumble tourist who prefers an up close and personal experience. Mud dirt water rocks—it’s all the same for the Hummer H1. Coast along desert trails high above the ground
From $163.00
 
Grand Canyon Helicopter and Ground Tour From Phoenix
"After being picked up by luxury van from the Phoenix metro area your first stop is the famous Red Rocks of Sedona. During the brief stop you can stretch your legs take photos of the Red Rocks while your guide will pick up your lunch at a Sedona restaurant to take as a picnic to the Grand Canyon. Continuing on your scenic drive though Oak Creek Canyon one of the USA's most scenic drives you'll experience dramatic elevation changes as you wind through 2000 vertical feet (600 meters) of red walled canyon before emerging into a ponderosa forest. Once at the Grand Canyon South Rim board a state-of-the-art helicopter for a 50-minute flight over the Grand Canyon. You’ll fly towards the eastern end of the canyon following the Colorado River
From $400.00

More Things to Do in Chiricahua National Monument

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ROCK PANCAKES

The thought behind the formation of these rock spires is that volcanic ash spewed out first, cooling into a 2000 foot deep layer of dark colored rhyolite. Erosion - water, wind and ice - then sculpted...
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MASSAI POINT

From the Visitor Center, the Bonita Canyon Drive winds 8 miles up to dead ened at this point, 6879 ft/2094 m high. From here trails take off, exhibits explain and you overlook the Land of the...
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TELESCOPES

You can peer through spotting scopes at Massai Point towards the different sights within the rock formations, the Monument or the surrounding region. Sugarloaf Mountain and Cochise Head is off to the...
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Allow time to take a hike

We only had time to drive to the top and wander around for 20 minutes as we arrived far too late in the day. Ideally had we been there a couple of hours earlier the light would have created much...
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Faraway Ranch Historic District

Neil and Emma Erickson, Swedish immigrants, settled in Bonita Canyon in the late 1880s. Their homestead is now a National Historic District and the appropriately named Faraway Ranch is the main...
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a rattlesnake for lunch

Reptiles are also pretty prolific here in Chiricahua with over 30 varieties of snakes alone. We saw a rattlesnake late afternoon as we sat picnicking close to the Visitor Center and caught this very...
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claret cup hedgehog cactus

Due to an incredible biogeographical diversity where four regions come together, there are over 1000 variety of plants ranging from oaks to cacti. It makes for great camping and picnicking unlike many...
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the one-eyed ring-tailed cat

Chiricahua is home to a variety of mammals ranging from black bears to an evidently rare and illusive small number of jaguars. They are rarely spotted and we were not so lucky but we did see the very...
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Mexican Jay

Evidently, Chiricahua is a birder's paradise with 13 species of hummingbirds alone found within its borders, many of a Mexican origin so rarely seen elsewhere in the United States. We unfortunately...
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over 20 miles of trails

If you have more time and are up to it, there are over 20 miles of trails that get you deeper into the amazing rock formations. The distances are relatively short but there is a lot of up and down so...
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Massai Nature Trail & Bonita Canyon Drive

The average visitor to Chiricahua National Monument will be content with doing the very scenic Bonita Canyon Drive and taking in the incredible views at Massai at the road's culmination. At the very...
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it's all about the spires

The magnificent rock pinnacles of Chiricahua have their origin in an incredibly large volcanic eruption 27 million years ago which spread 2000 feet of pumice and ash forming rhyolitic tuff in time....
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Echo Canyon Loop Trail

This is a 3.3 mile loop trail rated Moderate in difficulty. I would recommend traveling in a counter-clockwise direction, which will allow you to descend 450 feet, then follow an area with a slight...
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The Stafford Cabin

If you do not wish to walk the entire 1.2 mile one way Silver Spur Meadow Trail at least start at the Faraway Ranch parking lot and walk to the Ranch house, then continue on to the Stafford Cabin....
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Top 5 Chiricahua National Monument Writers

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Basaic

"The Beautiful Chiricahuas"
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richiecdisc

"The Great Escape: Chiricahua National Monument"
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KimberlyAnn

"Chiricahua National Monument"
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mtncorg

""Wonderland of Rocks""
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paulscuba

"Islands in the Sky"
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