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Address: Ironwood Rd, Pearce, AZ
Phone Number: 520-364-3468
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Walk on the trails beyond the nature trail. It is a moderate trail that winds through canyons and allows you to enjoy the wildlife and plants of the special place. Be sure and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Pearce, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Walk on the trails beyond the nature trail. It is a moderate trail that winds through canyons and allows you to enjoy the wildlife and plants of the special place. Be sure and bring water and stick to the trails. A walking stick is handy for walking through the rocky creek beds.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

All visitor activities begin at the wooded campgrounds. The 0.4 mile Nature Trail is an easy walk that identifies plants specifically found in this location. The 0.16 mile History walk is paved and provides an excellent description of historic use of the canyon. The 4.0 mile Cochise Trail is a fairly easy hike for the first 1.5 miles then becomes... More 

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West Chesterfield, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We loved the accommodations, the natural environment, and the people. It is a remote place that caterers to people who love nature, want peace and quiet, and a wonderful community

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Tucson
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The trail is moderate in difficulty-- about 1000 in elevation change. It is well-marked and stable, for the most part. Beautiful views at the top! You can learn about the history of Chief Cochise and the U.S. Army.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the camp ground then trekked in the dark to get sunrise in the stronghold. Beautiful to watch. If you are thinking of trekking up there, the trees on route provide shade from the sun. A must for those who like history.

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Marlboro, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Liked: -John and Nancy -Food -Room -Surroundings -Atmosphere -Everything Didn't Like -Didn't stay long enough

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Scottsdale, AZ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Driving in is very pretty impressive and the Dragoons are extremely rugged, giving you an understanding of why it was impossible for the U.S. Army to ever capture Cochise. He and his bend of merry men would hide on the mountain and the cavalry had zero chance of ever tracking them down from up there. Cochise, who died of apparent... More 

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Pearce, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you like the outdoors, don't mind the heat in the summer and have a thing for breathtaking sunsets nightly, this is somewhere you defenitely need to go!! A perfect location for hiking and climbing where the Apache once lived, and a great place to just get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Sunsites, AZ
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

We visited with my Dad who was visiting from VT, we live about 7 miles away in the little village of Sunsites. There is a nice self guided walkway with plaques, we continued on up a hiking trail for a few miles ... There is a nice little stream up always, nice place to take a break!

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Sutton, Massachusetts
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152 reviews 152 reviews
33 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

So breathtaking and rugged. More climbing than you could do in a lifetime. I want to buy a van, live in it at the base of the cliffs and climb here every day!

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