It was a journey of conquest filled with exploration, wonder - and cruelty. Inspired by tales of vast cities of gold, 339 European soldiers and hundreds of Aztec allies embarked on an epic journey through arid deserts and rugged mountains. They encountered rich traditions and brought new technologies. The resulting collision and combination of cultures reverberates today. Read More
A Journey of Conquest and Exploration
The Coronado Expedition
Spanish arrival in the Southwest & northwest Mexico, while often violent, brought about a dramatic biological and cultural exchange
Visiting Coronado Cave
Are you planning a trip to Coronado Cave? Start here! Get information about what to expect, what gear to bring, and cave safety tips.
Junior Ranger Day: Día de los Muertos
Come learn about and celebrate this cultural tradition with an interactive hands-on Ranger-led program for all ages - Sat. Nov 3
Birding at Coronado
The park is a great birding destination with a variety of habitats. See our birding page for a .pdf of the park's bird list.
Junior Ranger Day: BATS!
Join park rangers to learn more about our amazing and useful flying mammal friends - and just in time for Halloween! Sat. Oct 27
Last updated: October 18, 2018