Douglas Ranger District

Douglas Ranger District

Dragoons, Chiricahuas, Cochise, names that hark back to the Old West. All are associated with the lands that now make up the Douglas Ranger District. Located in southeastern corner of Arizona; southwestern corner of New Mexico, the district includes the Chiricahua, Dragoon, and Peloncillo mountain ranges.  Visitors can enjoy hiking trails, the Chiricahua wilderness, several campgrounds, and Cave Creek Canyon, a world-famous birdwatching area.

Ranger Phone Address
Douglas "Doug" Ruppel
(District Ranger)
(520) 364-3468
FAX: (520) 364-6667
1192 W. Saddleview Rd.
Douglas, AZ 85607

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Areas for Mountain Biking at Douglas Ranger District

Rock Climbing

Roadside and backcountry climbing for all levels.

Visit climbing guides, shops, gyms, and websites for more information.

Please avoid any routes with nesting raptors. Breeding season is roughly February through July. Official closures can be found at the bottom of the Alerts & Notices page.

This area has cultural significance to Indigenous people. Please visit and climb with respect.

Areas for Rock Climbing at Douglas Ranger District

Day Hiking

Areas for Day Hiking at Douglas Ranger District


Areas for Backpacking at Douglas Ranger District


Areas for Caving at Douglas Ranger District

Target Shooting

Know before you go.

Interpretive Areas

Areas for Interpretive Areas at Douglas Ranger District

Visitor Centers

Areas for Visitor Centers at Douglas Ranger District


Areas for Picnicking at Douglas Ranger District

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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