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Near Vail in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Colossal Cave Mountain Park

 
 
Colossal Cave Mountain Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 9, 2010
1. Colossal Cave Mountain Park Marker
Inscription.  
This Property has
been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior
Colossal Cave
Mountain Park
1934

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural FeaturesNotable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
 
Location. 32° 3.732′ N, 110° 38.031′ W. Marker is near Vail, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker can be reached from East Old Spanish Trail. Marker is on walkway leading to the ramada and headquarters building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16721 East Old Spanish Trail, Vail AZ 85641, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The CCC Worker (a few steps from this marker); Cienega Bridge (approx. 3.1 miles away); Desert Homes (approx. 8.8 miles away); Home for Saguaros (approx. 10.1 miles away); Where Have All the Saguaros Gone? (approx. 11.1 miles away); Officer Erik Hite (approx. 15˝ miles away).
 
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 Welcome to Colossal Cave Mountain Park. Explore the different sections of this site to experience the area's history. (Submitted on May 11, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.) 
 
Colossal Cave Mountain Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 9, 2010
2. Colossal Cave Mountain Park Marker
Colossal Cave Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 9, 2010
3. Colossal Cave Entrance
Plaque above Cave Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 9, 2010
4. Plaque above Cave Entrance
Colossal Cave Honors
Frank Schmidt
A pioneer whose foresight and untiring effort
preserved this beauty spot for posterity
June 28, 1955
Colossal Cave Mountain Park Ramada and Headquaters Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 9, 2010
5. Colossal Cave Mountain Park Ramada and Headquaters Building
Colossal Cave Mountain Park Ramada and Headquaters Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, May 9, 2010
6. Colossal Cave Mountain Park Ramada and Headquaters Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,254 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 11, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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