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Coronado Cave Trail, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Tucson > Sierra Vista
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Difficulty 2 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance Round Trip 1.14 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,205 feet
Elevation Gain 470 feet
Accumulated Gain 475 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 1 hour
Kokopelli Seeds 3.52
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Dogs not allowed
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5  2017-06-03 SkyIslandHiker
12  2015-09-07 chumley
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3  2014-11-14 BenTelly
5  2012-03-15 MAVM
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,880
Routes 15,964
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
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Preferred   Mar, Nov, Feb, Apr
Seasons   Autumn to Spring
Sun  6:21am - 6:35pm
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Coronado Cave Trail is a 1.14 mile round trip hike with 475 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 28 miles south-southwest of Tombstone Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Starting from the west end of the Visitor Center parking area, this steep and rocky trail requires careful footing as one climbs along the limestone ridge to Coronado Cave. Entrance to the 600 foot long cave is unimproved and difficult. Small children and mobility impaired individuals may require extra assistance. For your safety, wear sturdy hiking shoes, appropriate clothing and carry at least one flashlight per person or two if travelling alone. No candles, flares or lanterns.
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2018-07-14 HAZ_Hikebot
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    From Phoenix or Tucson take I-10 east and exit south on Hwy. 90 to Sierra Vista, then south on Hwy. 92 to S. Coronado Memorial Drive. (From Bisbee, take Hwy 92 west). Follow S. Coronado Memorial Drive 5 miles to the Visitor Center.

    Approx 3 hours & 40 minutes from Phoenix
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