Arizona 181

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Arizona 181 begins at U.S. 191, and travels northeast to Chiricahua National Monument. The road was added to the state highway system in 1936.

With the establishment of Arizona 186 in 1956, Arizona 181 became lightly traveled.


Arizona 181 east
This shield is seen just after turning onto Arizona 181 from Arizona 186, 4 miles east of Chiricahua National Monument. Photo taken 11/10/07.

This is a rare sight in Arizona - an advance warning for the end of the highway. Photo taken 11/10/07.

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This is a panorama of Arizona 181 heading east toward Chiricahua National Monument. Photos taken 11/10/07.
Trucks over 40 feet are restricted along Arizona 181. Photo taken 11/10/07.
Arizona 181 meets Pinery Canyon Road here. Use Pinery Canyon Road to reach Pinery Canyon Campground (closed November - April). Photo taken 11/10/07.
Arizona 181 ends here, just outside the entrance to Chiricahua National Monument. Photo taken 11/10/07.
Arizona 181 enters Chiricahua National Monument here. The monument is known for the Rhyolite formations found throughout the park. Photo taken 11/10/07.
Arizona 181 west
Arizona 181 begins at this distance sign, just west of Chiricahua National Monument. Photo taken 11/10/07.
Use Arizona 181 to reach U.S. Highway 191, and Arizona 186 to reach Interstate 10 and Willcox. Photo taken 11/10/07.
This Arizona 181 shield is seen just south of Arizona 186. Photo taken 11/10/07.
Arizona is known for impressive sunsets, and this day was no exception due to a cold front passing over the state. Photo taken 11/10/07.
Sunset over Arizona 181, approximately 10 miles from U.S. 191. Photo taken 11/10/07.



Photo Credits:

11/10/07 by Kevin Trinkle

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U.S. 191
Arizona 186

Page Updated 11-13-2007.