Coronado Peak

Elevation 6575-6864. Quotations from the journals of Coronado's captains are posted at scenic overlooks along the trail provide a glimpse into the Conquistadors minds.

Type: Nature Trail
Length: 0.40 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: At west entrance to the Coronado Nat. Monument at Montezuma Pass Overlook.
States: Arizona
Counties: Cochise
Latitude: 31.35023   Longitude: -110.28518

50 miles south of I-10 off AZ 92. The road, S. Coronado Memorial Boulevard (leads into East Montezuma Canyon Road), joins AZ 92 20 miles S. of Sierra Vista and 25 miles W. of Bisbee. Road is paved for 1 mile W of visitor center only. The trailhead for Coronado Peak trail is located at Montezuma Pass Overlook in Coronado National Memorial. The overlook is three miles past the visitor center on E. Montezuma Canyon Road. The first mile is paved and the last two miles are dirt road. The trailhead for Coronado Peak trail is located at Montezuma Pass Overlook in Coronado National Memorial. The overlook is three miles past the visitor center on E. Montezuma Canyon Road. The first mile is paved and the last two miles are dirt road.

Description

The Coronado Peak Trail is 0.4 miles one way. Trail begins at Montezuma Pass. Interpretative signs, posted at scenic overlooks along the trail, provide a glimpse into the history and culture of the 1540s expedition of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado. From Coronado Peak, trace the path of the conquistadors while enjoying the beauty of the San Pedro and San Rafael Valleys and the panoramic views of the desert grasslands.

Additional Details

Width: 36 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: 6,575
Elevation High Point: 6,864
Year Designated: 1981

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Coronado Peak

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Frank Torres
Coronado National Memorial
4101 E. Montezuma Canyon Rd.
Hereford , AZ 85615
(520) 366-5515
frank_torres@nps.gov

Information Contact:
Coronado Visitors Center

(520) 366-5515

 

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