• 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?

Montezuma Canyon in the snow, Coronado National Memorial

Coronado was searching for the ‘Seven Cities of Cibola’ when he began is expedition in 1540. What does Cibola mean? It is most likely a Spanish corruption of (She Wo No)- Land of the Zuni.