A Journey of Exploration
It was a journey of exploration, filled with wonder and cruelty. Inspired by rumors of vast quantities of gold, 339 soldiers and over 1100 Indian allies embarked on an epic journey through arid deserts and rugged mountains. They brought rich traditions and new technology into the southwest, irrevocably changing the lives of the native peoples and continuing to influence the area today.
Southeast Arizona National Parks
Discover the beauty and rich history to be found at the Southeast Arizona National Park sites in this video podcast.Read More
Grace M. Sparkes
Grace Marion Sparkes: "Mother of Coronado National Memorial"Read More
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Did You Know?
The Coati (Chulo in Spanish) is a member of the same family as the raccoon. Rare in the U.S., coatis can be found at Coronado National Memorial in southeastern Arizona. The coati is one of the few communal carnivores in the United States.