A Journey of Conquest and Exploration

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

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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.

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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.

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NPS Military Passes Available

Military passes are available at the park for all active duty military and dependents. We'll be at Fort Huachuca on Nov. 9 issuing passes.

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The Coronado Expedition

Spanish arrival in the Southwest & northwest Mexico, while often violent, brought about a dramatic biological and cultural exchange

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Star Party at Montezuma Pass!

The Huachuca Astronomy Club will be setting up telescopes in the park to view planets and stars, from 6 to 8 pm on Saturday, November 18.

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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.

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Geology of Montezuma Canyon

Caves, calderas, and volcanoes – learn about the geologic history of the park.

Last updated: November 3, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

4101 E Montezuma Canyon Rd
Hereford, AZ 85615

Phone:

(520) 366-5515

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