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Mar 31, 2015 - About the Coronado National Memorial

About Coronado National Memorial Unlike a National Park or Monument, a National Memorial does not have specific artifacts or sites to preserve. Rather it is a place to reflect on the significance of an event, time or place. Coronado National Memorial highlights the significance of this place in two ways: 1. It is the juncture of 4 different habitats in Sky Island Country. 2. In a time when historic exploration was commonplace, the discoveries of the Coronado Expedition were especially influential in enabling colonization of lands north...

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Mar 31, 2015 - Foothills Loop Trail and Coronado Peak

Tuesday, March 31: Day trip to Coronado National Memorial from Kartchner Caverns S.P. Route: AZ-90S → AZ-92E → Montezuma Canyon Road Weather: 65F breezy and warm morning with a high of 81F at the campground but 75F and raining at the Coronado National Memorial. Very windy and cool after 17:00 at the campground Trip Average Gas Mileage: 28.2mpg Highlights: - hiking the Foothills Loop Trail from the campground - driving to Coronado National Memorial Visitor Center at elevation 5826ft - hiking to and exploring the natural Coronado Cave...

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Three USA Deserts

Jan 20, 2012 - Coronado National Memorial

After we arrived at Fort Huachuca and gathered information of things to see and do in the local area, we were both quite surprised we would be able to knock off four additional national park visits to our list of things we want to see while traveling around the country. We managed to see the Tumacacori National Historic Site yesterday and today we thought we would drive the short distance to visit the Coronado National Memorial to see what was available to see and explore. As we drove south on Hwy 92, we both thought the views of the...

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Mar 31, 2011 - Coranado Monument

Thursday March 31, 2011. Took time for a much needed haircut and, because we had to try it once, lunched at “Golden Corral”. We beat most of the other Sr.'s as we arrived right at 11:30 but they sure packed in behind us. Place was clean, food was OK and plentiful but you could see her going down hill as we left. We think we have it figured – coffee at the trailer in the a.m., then Golden Corral and stuff away all you can possibly eat at 11:30 followed by a snack back at the trailer for supper. Drove up into Miller's Canyon, Beatty's Guest...

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