It was a journey of conquest filled with exploration, wonder - and cruelty. Inspired by tales of vast cities of gold, 339 European soldiers and over 1000 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
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.
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.
Seeking Passionate Volunteers
We are actively seeking Coronado Cave stewards and Interpretation volunteers.
Climb & Explore / Escala y Explora
Hike for your health! Hike a combined three miles in the park and earn a commemorative pin from a park ranger.
Spanish arrival in the new world, while often violent, brought about one of the most dramatic biological and cultural exchanges in history