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Address: 4101 E. Montezuma Canyon Rd., Hereford, AZ 85615

This short hiking trail (approximately .5 miles one way) climbs from 6,575...

This short hiking trail (approximately .5 miles one way) climbs from 6,575 to 6,864 feet in elevation, and culminates in panoramic views of the San Pedro Valley and desert grasslands from Coronado Peak.

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Allow about an hour for this fantastic 1 mile round trip. Its quite a hike to the top, but there are several benches on the way up if you need them. Several information boards on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2016
Andy P
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Allow about an hour for this fantastic 1 mile round trip. Its quite a hike to the top, but there are several benches on the way up if you need them. Several information boards on the way up telllingg of Coronado's history. Great view at the top in all directions. It took us about an hour to do the hike.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We went here during the summer monsoons, so the views were cloudy and gorgeous. It is ALWAYS windy up here, which is nice because it keeps it cool. The trail obviously is uphill all the way, but coming back is super easy. :) There are benches to sit on every now and then, gorgeous scenery (Arizona grasslands and mountains), and... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We are staying at Fort Huachuca and drove here to check out the monument. I was surprised in a good way. The 8 mike drive to Massai Point offers spectacular views. And, there is a handicapped - accessible .5 mile interpretive trail at the end of the road. I wish we had more time to check out other trails.

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Peoria, AZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

Drove through Coronado National Monument and then took the Coronado Peak trail. It is only about 1/2 mile but climbs 300 feet. Really enjoyed the introductory video about Coronado at the ranger station. Lucky for the native Indians that he ended up in Kansas! The video made the information plaques along the trail more interesting.

Thank Mary C
Mirabel, Qc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2013

Very nice short trail, strenous but so short it does not matter... 0,4 mile one-way. Trailhead is at the top of the Montezuma Pass scenic drive. From the parking, the overlooks offers views of the Pass in both direction, east and west... but do not stay there, hike to the top ! The trail brings you up to the top... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2013

Had some time to spare and drove over to the Monument and then up to the peak. The road is reasonable, bit bumpy so do not go there with sports cars. parked at the top and hiked up to the peak. The views were stunning and gave a great sense of the vastness of the southwest just by looking across... More 

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Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

We came for the cave but the ranger suggested the extra drive. Well worth it! Gorgeous views though a bit scary on the turns at times. If you get this far, you need to finish it with the hike up to the peak. Again, great views! BTW, make sure you try on the conquistador helmet, mail, and sword that's in... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2010

The .5 miles is well worth taking to get to the crest of Coronado Peak, and the scenic drive up to the trailhead is almost as neat as the crest itself. The park has done a great job with trail markers and historical plaques commemorating Coronado's expedition. Be aware, however, that pets are not allowed on the trails of the... More 

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