Coronado Cave Hike
NPS Photo- Dave Bly
Description: This two-hour field trip explores the plants and animals found in the Sky Island range of the Huachuca Mountains. The students also visit the natural limestone Coronado Cave and discover the cave system within. The hike is a one-mile round trip with a 500 ft. elevation gain.
This program is offered by request. There is no charge for the program.
Group Size: 1 - 2 classes (up to 60 students)
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Did You Know?
Within Coronado Cave is a beautiful range of formations, including stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, and helictites. How fast these formations grow and their final size depends on the water supply, cave humidity, surface soils, bacteria, and composition of the limestone.