• Montezuma Peak

    Coronado

    National Memorial Arizona

Trees and Shrubs

Mexican blue oak leaves with acorns.

Mexican blue oak leaves with acorns.

(Photo by David Bly)

The upper portion of the Memorial is predominately oak woodlands with some areas of Mexican pinyon and alligator juniper. Along ephemeral drainages are Arizona sycamore and walnut trees, canyon grape vines, and other species typical of riparian areas.

Did You Know?

Hiking along the Yaqui Ridge Trail, Coronado National Memorial

The 750 mile Arizona Trail, which runs from the southern to northern ends of the state, begins in Coronado National Memorial at the international border between the United States and Mexico. Here in the park, the trail sections are called Yaqui Ridge and the Crest Trail.