• Montezuma Peak

    Coronado

    National Memorial Arizona

Coronado Cave Hike

Cave column

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)

State Standards

To Request This Program:
Contact the Environmental Education Staff at 520-366-5515 x2310.

Did You Know?

bat gates in opening of the State of Texas Mine, Coronado National Memorial

At Coronado National Memorial, endangered Lesser Long-nosed bats use natural limestone caves and cave-like mines as their homes for part of the year. Bat-gates, a special type of fencing installed by biologists, prevent humans and predators from disturbing their habitat. Bats can fly right through!