• Montezuma Peak

    Coronado

    National Memorial Arizona

Plan Your Visit

A Coues buck (sub-species of the white-tailed deer) stops for a drink at a pond behind the visitor center.

A beautiful male Coues deer (a sub-species of the white-tailed deer) stops for a drink at a small pond behind the visitor center.  Note the antlers are in the velvet stage.

Come enjoy the memorial! Outdoor activities include auto touring, caving, hiking, birding, nature walks, wildlife viewing, and picnicking. The Diverse bio-regions in the park, including grasslands, oak woodlands, and pinyon and pine forests, provide excellent habitat for a variety of birds and animals.

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.