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Coronado National Forest

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Address: AZ
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There are 17 mountain ranges in the 1.8 million acres of this park.

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Mount Lemon Area

Wonderful 23 mile scenic drive and amazing park. See my review for Mount Lemon for more detailed information. Cost to hike $5.00 on the honor system. Lots of hiking trails... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 June 2016
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Glendale, Arizona
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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful 23 mile scenic drive and amazing park. See my review for Mount Lemon for more detailed information. Cost to hike $5.00 on the honor system. Lots of hiking trails, picnic tables and camping.

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chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

a thrilling car ride! massive rock formations and beautiful vistas come your way with each winding turn. definitely worth the effort to get there if you're anywhere in the Tucson area.

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

We were taken here by friends, what an incredible place. Good signage, lots of trails for all standards & enthusiams. The scenery is stunning, the light pure, & when we went the weather was perfect for walking

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Also known as the Sky Islands, Coronado National Forest is located in several different areas around SE Arizona. Highly recommend the drives up any of the mountain roads that you can get to. Beautiful views.

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31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

We have explored a good majority of this park on four wheelers and have camped out on many of occasions. The scenario is amazing! The trails are fun and are not overly challenging for most inexperienced riders. Our riding group ranges in age from 37 to 85. So get out and enjoy.

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Tucson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

This Canyon right off of hwy 83(31.737477, -110.663659) is a gem. Turn off of Hwy 83 on Gardner canyon road take road to very end and there are a number of hiking trails along the stream. It is beautiful. Forest and rocky hills will give you hours of hiking and trial walking the stream is a very cold snow run... More 

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Mason, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015

We traveled from west to east across the forest. The roads were worse then unimproved or primitive as the signs said. The signs should have said robust 4 wheel drive only. Having said that the scenery was wonderful.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

The campsites are well spaced. The restrooms are well maintained, there is no shower facilities. There is water for dishes and putting out fires. Huge fire pits and heavy duty tall grills for cooking. Strong tables and large flat areas filled with gravel and sand to pitch your tents. RV's and tents are in separate areas and it is a... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2013

At the end of a lonely road is the Coronado National Memorial and Park. Stop in at the Ranger station and look at the Spanish chain mail on loan from the Smithsonian. Try to lift the chain mail that they have on display and wonder how the Spanish wandered around in all that heavy stuff. I sat at one of... More 

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Pima, AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2011

This is a great backroad linking Willcox and Safford, Arizona. The road flanks the southern boundary of the Coronado National Forest's Pinaleno Mountains. Stops along the way provide access to camping areas and trailheads if you want to expand your adventure.

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