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Ranger-led Coronado Cave Tours
April 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019
Join a ranger for a FREE guide hike and tour of Coronado Cave. Exposed in the beam of a flashlight, cave formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, and columns emerge from the darkness of the cave. Come learn about the geology and secret history of this large, limestone cavern with a park ranger.
• Bring a flashlight or headlamp, gloves, water, and sun protection
• Wear sturdy shoes and layered clothing
• Ranger-led hikes begin at the Coronado Cave trailhead (.25 mile past the visitor center) and last for approximately two hours
• Requires a one-mile, moderate, round-trip hike to the cave entrance (500 foot elevation gain)
• Access to cave requires scrambling 40 feet down a steep, rocky slope to the cave floor
• Tours are free; large groups (10+) should call the park to arrange a group tour
For more information or to schedule a group tour, contact park staff at (520) 366-5515 ext 2310 or visit our website www.nps.gov/coro.