Area Adventures

The Chiricahua and Peloncillo Mountains

The Chiricahua and Peloncillo mountains are a trail riding, hiking and birding paradise and they are just minutes from Caballos de las Estrellas. 

The Chiricahua Mountains:

  • Are 40 miles long, 20 miles wide, 425 sq. miles and over 289,000 acres in size.
  • The highest peak is 9,797 ft. above sea level
  • Includes National Forest, 87,700 acres of Wilderness, and a National Monument 
  • ​Over 200 miles of trails

Traveling through the Chiricahua Mountains you will experience 5 of the life zones found in the U.S. as you climb from the high desert, through the Sycamore trees of the canyon lands, to lupine meadows and evergreen covered peaks.

Caballos de las Estrellas is located east of the Chiricahua mountains and west of the of the Peloncillo Mountains.

The Peloncillo Mountains:

  • Are 35 miles long with the highest peak being 6928 ft. above seal level
  • ​Are known for their Desert Big Horn Sheep.
  • Over 100 miles of trails.

World Class Birding

The following is a small sampling of the 375 avian species that can be found within minutes of Caballos de las Estrellas... including the Elegant Trogon

Deep Sky Astronomy


Amateur Deep Sky Observing at its Best.

Very, very, very dark, clear skies.

No significant human population within 60 miles.

No light pollution.

Day Trips

Tombstone, AZ 

Kartchner Caverns, AZ

Chiricahua National Monument, AZ

Shakespear Ghost Town, Lordsburg, NM 

Gila Cliff Dwellings, NM

Winery Tours, Wilcox, AZ

Old Bisbee, AZ

Gila Riparian Preserve, NM

Whitewater Canyon Catwalk Trail, NM

John Slaughter Ranch Museum, AZ

Queen Mine Tour, AZ

Singing Wind Bookstore, AZ