• Montezuma Peak

    Coronado

    National Memorial Arizona

Outdoor Activities

Activites include auto touring, birding, caving, hiking, picnicking, and wildlife viewing

Drive three miles to the scenic overlook at Montezuma Pass. From the pass, visitors can hike the one mile round trip to Coronado Peak. Additional trails include Joe's Canyon (3.1 miles each way) and Yaqui Trail (4 miles round trip).

Allow two hours for a visit to Coronado Cave and bring at least one flashlight per person. Pets are not allowed on hiking trails (with the exception of the Crest Trail) and should not be left unattended in parked vehicles, especially in warm weather. History and nature programs and tours of Coronado Cave are available for groups when scheduled in advance. Regularly scheduled programs are given for the general public during the busy seasons.

Established picnic sites are available.

 

Groups

Do you have a group of 10 or more people that would like a ranger-led program or guided hike? Contact Katy Hooper in advance to schedule a program at 520-366-5515 x 2310.

Did You Know?

Coati in the oak trees

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.