Willcox is not just full of historic museums, it is also full of historic sites like The Old Pioneer Cemetery. History buffs can’t miss the chance to visit graves from the late 19th and early 20th century, like the notable cowboy Warren Earp.
Guided by the National Park Services every Saturday and Sunday, tour Faraway Ranch and learn about the Erickson Riggs family’s life in the beautiful region through historical furnishings, photographs, stories, and more.
Fort Bowie offers a chance to explore both unique natural sites and the long and turbulent history between the Chiricahua Apaches and the US Army. Visiting the fort requires a 3-mile round trip hike from the Visitor’s Center.
If you are in Willcox looking for history, this quaint museum’s exhibits include a wide variety of stories from Arizona’s past. Their knowledgeable volunteers are passionate and excited to share their local history.
Nestled between Benson and Willcox, the Amerind Museum is a one-of-a-kind historic facility offering educational experiences about Southwestern Native American history and culture, archaeology, art, anthropology, and more.
This museum is a must if you are a fan of the old west lifestyle, films, and culture. Willcox was home to Arizona’s Cowboy Rex Allen. This museum is filled with memorabilia and stories about his life and the life of other cowboys.
Willcox is known for throwing great events for locals and visitors to enjoy. Experience authentic wild west heritage, including a ranch rodeo, chuck wagon cook off, and more family fun activities at this festival.
Rex Allen once represented a man that loved his community and always came home to celebrate his roots. Over the years, Willcox has successfully maintained the “Cowboy Way”, celebrating their traditions and hometown every fall with a fair, rodeo, car show, and more.