• Montezuma Peak


    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.



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?

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.